Desire Path #18
Hello friends, welcome to another issue of Desire Path — a newsletter for photographers and photography enthusiasts interested in NFTs and web3.
Two Crossed Paths
Left: “The Constructed Self” by Karen Navarro.
Right: “Guadalupe” by Amanda López.
Today’s diptych is one of the winning pairings selected by Obscura that will be exhibited at Mecenate Fine Art gallery in Rome, Italy from 07th - 09th October. See the complete list of winners and pairings.
Three Photo Projects
Prisca Munkeni Monnier artist collection. “My depictions want to express the traumas that we inherited that became part of our identities over the years and that we are continuously brushing off.”
“The Dying Soul” by Seif Kousmate is a photography essay started in 2019 that captures the consequences of climate change and globalization on the oases ecosystem in Morocco, North Africa. Through the series, Kousmate uses a multi-dimensional approach to create a contrast between the reality of the present and the process of degradation that is yet to come.
“An Ode to Paris” by Quentin Carlier is a collection of 33 black and white images shot on film in Paris throughout the last 18 months.
Four Art Projects
“Lighter” by Jess Bianchi.
A collection of five short stories by artist Dun.
“Harmony” by Wren. A remembrance of your first encounter with solitude.
Five Things to Check Out
JPEG2000 podcast episode on artificial intelligence, Smplverse, and ethics.
“Vision of the Future” — an NFT photography auction presented by Saatchi Art.
Fabian Stelzer is using AI to make a movie (“Salt”) — and you can help decide what happens next.
The Gen X guide to Web3.
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