Ailsa Johnson has been living in Japan for a couple of years now, and the culture has seeped into her illustrations. Hints of exotic foods, prawns and street vendors, rice and chopsticks, oriental reds and greens, dragons, birds and temples permeate her work. They have strong Asian influences, not only in content but also in style.
Girma Berta is a self-taught photographer who shoots his images on an iPhone. His vibrant, painterly work documents his hometown, Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa. The artist has been working as a graphic designer for some time while painting on the side, and both those mediums have seeped into his photographic work. In his project Moving Shadows I + II, we see masterful, cut-out individuals isolated stylishly on a bold and colourful background.