#INTOTHECUTTINGROOM WITH-CAT PEOPLE (1982)

#INTOTHECUTTINGROOM WITH-CAT PEOPLE (1982)

In this #intothecuttingroom, #itchysilk writer Alessia looks at the erotic horror film Cat People. Written by the excellent director and screen writer, Paul Schrader who wrote the classic Taxi Driver (1976), Cat People centres around themes of zoomorphomism and...
#INTOTHEDARKROOM WITH WALKER EVANS

#INTOTHEDARKROOM WITH WALKER EVANS

IntoTheDarkroom sees Alessia Scacchi take in the excellence of the American photographer Walker Evans (1903-1975). Her Alessia looks at that most contentious and amorphus concept/idea-The American Dream through Walker Evans’ famous image of an American gas station. In...
INTO THE DARK ROOM WITH AN EXPLORATION OF CHILDHOOD

INTO THE DARK ROOM WITH AN EXPLORATION OF CHILDHOOD

It was Aristotle who said-“ Give me a child until he is 7 and I will show you the man”. It was a statment that evidently alluded to the importance of childhood in the creation of the adult. In this Into The Darkroom it is the subject of childhood and the images by...
INTO THE DARKROOM WITH-HERBERT RITTS

INTO THE DARKROOM WITH-HERBERT RITTS

Our intrepid writer Alessia Scacchi steps up again with another brilliant #IntoTheDarkroom with Herbert Ritts and his amazing hybrid images of the striking model Alek Wek. THE PERFORMANCE OF THE HYBRID   The identity of the famous American photographer Herbert...