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.
"Dicky Rosenthal", motivational speaker and expert on manliness, has arrived in Australia for Melbourne Fringe.
Jessica Hackett’s story in Journey of a Thousand Smiles details her heroic activism in her deeds in the treatment of asylum seekers and refugees.
Performer Andi Snelling's one-person performance Deja Vu at Melbourne Fringe showed real talent through her exceptional body movement and facial expressions.
Movenpick are giving away over 5,000 scoops of ice-cream across their 23 boutiques this Monday!
Singer, songwriter and comedic genius Jude Perl will launch her debut album Modern Times at The Toff in Town.
Milk Bar Mag got to speak with JackJackJack's singer Maggie Baines about their upcoming show at the St Kilda Festival.