In our digital age visuals are everywhere. So it is crucial to observe what kind of messages those pictures are sending. A lot of the imagery we see every day shows an outdated or one dimensional view: men leading, women sidelined or sexualized, mothers and fathers in stereotypical roles. And although we’ve seen some really […]
“Love is just love” Juri Pozzi knows how to make himself invisible. “Often when I’m taking a picture people don’t even notice me, and that’s what I like,” the iStock by Getty Images photographer said recently from his home in Florence, Italy. “It’s the only way to take very natural, candid pictures.” The intimate moment […]
The Genderblend trend in visual communications is a fascinating one because there are so many facets to it. While an overall paradigm shift occurs in the way we talk about gender, things are also changing in how we represent it visually. And one of the biggest evolutions happening right now concerns the image of men. […]
“When we’re used to seeing this kind of imagery on a global scale, it will soften the hate in people.” Photographer Braden Summers felt frustrated with how gay relationships were often depicted in imagery, as either highly sexualized or hiding in the shadows – especially in cultures where acceptance is still a challenge. So the […]
As Spikes Asia comes to a close, we look at some of the key takeaways from an event that featured 100 speakers from 88 companies, and provided inspiration and celebration around the creative work from the Asia-Pacific region.