“I Miss the Old Days…”: The Emotional and Nostalgic Storytelling by Arnau Gil

Arnau Gil aka UnicityArt is a self-taught designer and digital artist from Barcelona, Spain. His 2D-3D blend is inspired by lofi-anime-retro visuals which search to convey powerful emotional messages through the exploration of human nature. Continue reading »

“Human Obsessed”: The Visual Storytelling of Rafael Avcioglu

Welcome to the strange world of Rafael Avcioglu. “Human obsessed”, the photographer creates hypnotic and sometimes nightmarish pictures. At the heart of his creations? Bodies, and the stories they weave – narratives as intimate as they are violent. Continue reading »

Winners Of The Visual Storytelling Contest By The Independent Photographer

Here are the winners and finalists of The Visual Storytelling Contest By The Independent Photographer.

“From classic social documentary to imaginative storytelling: The art of visual storytelling encompasses a wide range of possibilities with at its heart, the will to tell a story and we were seeking visual artists aiming to captivate and share their stories with awareness and conviction.”

American photographer Nichole Sobecki, represented by renowned photo agency VII, was the judge of the competition.

Berber Theunissen – 1st Prize – “The Soul Within”

“The growing body. The excitement. Noticing the old me fading away, the beginning of a new life. The fear of losing him again, the mental scars after the miscarriage. The first strong kicks, slowly regaining trust in my body. The growing love. The healing homebirth. Meeting the soul that had been with us already all those years, finally earth side. The double sword: fatigue, heartbreaking fears, overwhelming responsibilities alternated with a soft inner peace, overpowering happiness.” Continue reading »