You know when you go to a museum and head – reluctantly but helplessly – straight towards the most famous work in the whole place, which is invariably also surrounded by the biggest crowd in the building? Then you find that by the time you’ve fought your way close enough to the piece to actually see it, you can only see one sixteenth of it because everywhere you look crazed tourists are desperately thrusting a variety of photographic equipment at it in a bid to capture it to take home and never ever look at ever again?
Yeah, I hate that too, and so, it seems, does Bobby Scheidemann. He’s made this series Nothing to Hide, in which a lone hand pops into the frame to take a picture (often of another picture) and is therefore photographed in the one we’re looking at too. The result is a strangely meta and undoubtedly modern commentary on the insta-ready generation; Bobby seems to sigh begrudgingly at our perpetual desire to photograph the things around us, and then goes ahead and joins in with it anyway, with a mischievous grin and a sideways glance.
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- The effortlessly lovely hand-drawn illustrations of Paula Bulling
- Kii Monroe Arens' delicious gig posters
- Alex Paulus’ paintings are full of misshapen characters in odd situations
- Taiwanese graphic designer Wang Zhi-Hong’s sublime cover designs
- Carmel Buckley and Mark Harris dissect the album covers of calypso singer Mighty Sparrow
- Wes Anderson directs H&M Christmas advert starring Adrien Brody
- The New Look: Looking back at Roundel’s 1980s identity design for British Rail’s Railfreight
- Discussing cinema with Laura Marling on her directorial debut, Soothing
- London’s first crisp restaurant, Hipchips, launches with branding by Ragged Edge
- Richard Sandler’s street photography conveys the intricacies of city life
- A "stress opus" from cartoonist Nadine Redlich