This week we welcome Dimitris Makrygiannakis, a Greek-born photographer now based in Stockholm where he works as a medical doctor. Dimitris has been shooting street photographs since 2010, and is a member of Burn My Eye collective.
This week we welcome photographer and curator Gulnara Samoilova. Born in Russia, based in New York, Gulnara worked as a photojournalist and photo editor with the Associated Press for 9 years and has won prestigious awards such as the World Press Photo for her work on 9/11. Besides her own documentary work, Samoilova created the Women Street Photographers account on Instagram in 2017 and has been curating it ever since, culminating in a successful exhibition showcasing 75 female street photographers in New York earlier this month. Welcome Gulnara!
This week we virtually sit down with Edas Wong. He is based in Hong Kong where he works as a radio access expert. Wong is a fanatic street photographer and his name often pops up in the lists of finalists at international street photography festivals. In 2017 he won the public prize at Brussels Street Photography Festival and currently he is working on a book.
This week we welcome Peter Kool. Born in The Netherlands, based in Belgium, Kool is a member of iN-PUBLiC. He is well known for his witty and surreal style and his uncanny ability to observe and capture the little anomalies of street life. We discuss the issue of déjà-vu’s in street photography, the motives behind his work, and Peter’s take on some of his favourite images.
Today we welcome Shweta Agrawal, founder and curator of the Hardcore Street Collective Instagram account. She curates it together with Mithu Chakraborty who is based in Singapore. Agrawal currently lives in Mumbay and focusses on photography and paintings, mostly charcoal portraits.
Our first interview is with Angkul Sungthong. He is based in Bangkok and works as an art director. Over the last couple of years he has been taking photography more seriously, and it’s paying off: his work has been included in many international street photography festivals like Streetfoto San Francisco and Brussels Street Photography Festival. Welcome, Angkul!
Hello everyone and thank you for visiting this site. My name is Julie Hrudová and I’m the founder & curator of StreetRepeat.