Mark Tipple Documentary Film & Photography: Storytelling for a Purpose

An Interview with Mark Tipple

Bahati looks at the blackboard, Kigamboni Community Centre

Mark Tipple is a documentary filmmaker & photographer from Sydney, Australia and over the last few years has been hailed worldwide for his craft. But much like the vast expanse of the ocean that he has fallen in love with over the years, true appreciation for his art comes from understanding the depth of it. With camera in hand he filmed and photographed the touching story of the youth of Kigamboni Community Center, Tanzania; the aftermath of the much hyped Jakartan dream; the village of Navakai, Fiji ravaged by natural disaster; and the vulnerability of the great white shark in Guadalupe island, Mexico coordinated with his brother Luke Tipple, the marine biologist.

Peter Kemp: Fine Art Photography with a Vintage Flair

An Interview with Peter Kemp

Moviestar, Photography by Peter Kemp

Peter Kemp shares the same city as once inhabited by legendary painter Vermeer – Delft, Netherlands. And the 52 year old photographer is profoundly affected by the fact. His conceptual artwork on photographic plate bears the intensity of dramatic expressions so essential for an evocative experience of a good story in the frozen moment inside the ornate frame.

Sibylle Peretti & Glass Sculpture: Uncovering the Interior Dialogues

An Interview with the Figurative Glass Sculptor

Children of the Sea, Sculpture by Sibylle Peretti

Sibylle’s work has all the elements of a quasi-mythic narrative bordering on the realms of fairy tale and science exploring the vulnerability of children and the pain experienced thereof. It, therefore, comes as no surprise that an old medical book of her grandfather, who was a doctor, with pictures of children suffering from various medical conditions has piqued her interest. Read on to explore and understand the artist and her creations.

Jeff Ballard & Molten Glass Sculpture

An Interview with the Glass Sculptor & Ceramic Artist

Stay Put, Glass Sculpture by Jeff Ballard

Jeff Ballard completed BFA from University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, in 2000. He tried his hands in printmaking, painting, ceramics and successfully so. Yet, the charm of moulding glass into fascinating shapes became too irresistible an attraction for him and he happily surrendered into the pursuit of exploring the world of glass sculptures for the next decade or so. After a successful tenurity at various glass studios from Santa Fe to the Hill Country of Texas he embarked on his own individual journey in 2006. He relocated to Pacific Northwest where he set up Jeff Ballard Glass. In 2012 Jeff received the prestigious US Arts Envoy grant to travel to Berlin, Germany and develop a glass blowing program for young learners at Berlin Glas e.V.