Ibrahim Kamara was born in Sierra Leone and spent his childhood in Gambia before moving to London at the age of 11. He later landed a position in Central Saint-Martins, where he studied fashion communication and promotion.
Ibrahim has radical and innovative approach to fashion. His work with photographers such as Ruth Ossai, Kristin-Lee Mulman, Campbell Addy, and Tim Walker can be described as “unapologetically black” and it’s filled with the energy and authenticity.
His style and collaboration soon caught the attention of the fashion industry, and after graduating, he began working with many well-known fashion houses, including Stella McCartney, Burberry, and Dior.
Ibrahim has also shared his artistic leadership with the likes of Beyonce, Samfa and Robin, and has worked with a number of publications such as British Vogue and iD.
Matthew Stone is a London-based artist, whose notable projects include the cover work for FKA Twigs’ recent ‘Magdalene’ album. His style is a balance between “traditional brush strokes and digital manipulation,” signifying an interesting technique.
Matthew Stone’s latest work includes an editorial for Korean eyewear brand Gentle Monster who debuted its Spring/Summer 2020 ‘MY MARS’ collection. The styles featured in this launch include the ‘Makina,’ the ‘Kalo,’ the ‘Circle T,’ the ‘Krow’ and the ‘Regina.’ Both Gentle Monster’s products, as well as the creative lookbook by Matthew Stone, betray “surreal and futuristic” vibes, facilitating an interesting aesthetic.
The whole composition brings to mind Hellenistic bas-reliefs, heroic images of the Renaissance. Drawing on the graphic possibilities offered by the latest technology, Matthew Stone breaks the genre divisions and removes the riddle of what the art of the future will look like. It makes painting, sculpture and photography no longer exist, as they are replaced by a spectacular multidisciplinary hybrid.
Maxime Ballesteros is a Berlin based photographer, who was born in Lyon, France. His photos captures fetishism, sex, parties. Maxime Ballesteros said: “My work is really about questioning and interpreting our reality, our time, the world and life we try to create and are destructing. And sexuality definitely plays a key role in it.”
Photographer Signe Vilstrup began her career as fashion photographer in 2002. Since then she creates many beautiful, intriguing and magical universes for a wide range of fashion brands and magazines.
Her work is delicate, romantic and dreamy. With her photography Vilstrup is driven by the possibility of freezing a dream, in time and space. It is the filmatic staging of her photography always carries a unique touch that tells stories one can only imagine. In her photos we we often see stylizations of historical costumes: Rococo, Baroque, Renaissance.
Alvaro Villarrubia is spanish photographer (1964). He started his career photographing 1980´s pop stars for album covers and concert posters. He has shot celebrity portraits and fashion spreads for Spanish publications: El Mundo (Magazine), El Pais, Neo2, Vanidad, Tendencias, Man, international magazines: SHÖN! (United Kindom), Paris Match, French Vogue, Marie Claire (Italy), Elle (Italy).
Alvaro Villarrubia’s photographs have been exhibited in ARCO, FotoEspaña, Canal de Isabel II, Estampa, Injuve and the Comunidad de Madrid, the Contemporary Art Museum of Castilla and Leon.