Photo & Video
Posted by Steph Wade
17. May, 2013
Leila Koren is a director and photographer based in Melbourne who references pop art and online art sub-cultures in her photos, films, art and portraits of pop acts. Leila makes her subjects larger than life, turning them into surreal characters.
Visually interesting people who make exciting music are subjects for her new work of Rock Portraits.
“Working in many different cultures has given me a cultural compassion of the world, and a new appreciation for what we have here in Melbourne” Leila tells us.
While in NYC, Leila did an internship with Annie Leibovitz. She then spent time with celebrity, music and Haute Couture photographer Mary Rozzi in Paris, who increased her appetite for style and fashions in Europe.
“I love making things look amazing and assaulting the eyes” she reckons. Sounds good to us.
Hopscotch is the newest kid on the Southbank block, and Milk Bar Mag were lucky enough to attend the opening party of this Urban Beer Bar.
The Craft & Co Christmas Market is an all incorporated mecca for food and beverage lovers.
The South Melbourne Market is turning the big 150!
The Guerrilla Gameshow is on again, this time with a vintage Halloween theme!
Self-taught artist tohm has dedicated his second exhibition to nothing but the colour black. A dark event indeed.
The MTC's latest challenges the perception of war in modern suburbia through two very different families.