Have you ever also found yourself observing fascinated at other people sleeping in public in front of you? Or have you ever awoken from a quick nap yourself in the subway, train or plane, or at the beach or park, and wondered if anyone could have been looking at you? One of the few things in life that makes us all equal is our need and appreciation for the act of sleeping. When we fall asleep in public surrounded by strangers, we enter in a particularly interesting and vulnerable space, that makes for a fascinating observation.
When we go to the streets of the cities to capture Street Photography for an artistic or documentary purpose, are we allowed to photograph strangers without their explicit consent? Is it ok to do so? Can it lead to conflict? This article is a personal view on the issue of photographers rights while also strongly advocating for an ethical and empathic approach when taking candid images.
If you grew up between the mid-late 80s and the 90s, Tami Stronach might have been part of your childhood’s story. In the 30th anniversary of the film that brought her to screens worldwide when she was only 11, this New York based dancer, choreographer, performer and happy mom is ready to save a fantasy world again, in the play “Light: a Dark Comedy.”