Skitchen: Food Photography with Skater Punk Vibes

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Skitchen is a playful new photography project by Benoit James, the artist behind Cassette Relooking. Skitchen brings together two disparate worlds, the skatepark and the kitchen, using an everyday cooking area as the backdrop for unusual activity. In this series, common food items such as eggs and onions play the part of skaters, wheeling around the counter and into the air. Strange yet lighthearted, the images pull a trick on the mind, making it look as though household items have come alive. The point? Still life doesn’t have to keep still.

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Holly

Holly is a poet from Kentucky. She grew up first in a Sears house, then on a farm. She studied English and Gender Studies at Mount Holyoke College and moved to Manhattan for love. As an occasional jewelry-maker and museum patron, Holly favors wearable and functional design but is eager to see work that challenges her aesthetics. Read more and connect by visiting her blog, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

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