Photographing Girls in America
Los Angeles - Vegas - New York - Miami
Pop Singer FEMME road tripping
In Robert Lang's first UK solo show, 'Filthy Gorgeous Camden Town', the girls themselves are undoubtedly the celebrated main attraction and inspiration behind the photo series. Having moved to Camden, London in 2001 in his late teens, Lang playfully captured moments in the young girls lives on their wild nights outs and in around Camden in the early noughties. The resulting images encapsulate an inhibited moment in time, they transport us into the scene; they hand us a can of Red Stripe and invite us to dress up, roll up and worry about tomorrow, tomorrow. The women ooze raw female empowerment and guttural feral vivaciousness. Accompanied by the exhibition will be a launch of a zine with a selection of photos spanning from 2005 – 2010.
"We crawled the nightlife and house parties documenting the nights".
"I only selected women in the photographs as they were more unrestrained than the boys. It was quite the time to be living in Camden when everything was Indie, Rock, Punk, Vintage and we never left Camden to go out anywhere else. I always carried a camera, so I was always photographing. Everything was very natural and organic. These women were smart, fashionable and witty; they represented everything about our period at that time in London."
'Filthy Gorgeous Camden Town' will be exhibited 14th-17th July 2016 at Doomed Gallery, London.
A Zine will launch to celebrate the girls of Camden Town, London from 2005-2011 at the Doomed Gallery
Oyster Magazine Interview 2014
She needs no introduction, she is Angelyne. She is love, light and truth. People are drawn to her — she radiates an energy that is almost from another world.
She's a Hollywood legend, featured in films like Rock of Ages, Earth Girls Are Easy and the soon-to-be-released Terminator: Genisis. She's been portrayed in Futurama, in the new Aaron Paul cartoon Bojack Horesman and she'll be performing as part of Ariel Pink's Tinseltown Takeover. A muse to many and an embodiment of longevity as a West Hollywood treasure, Angeleyne and I get deep — discussing extensionalism, the power of knowing and higher beings — all while zooming around in her pink Corvette in between crystal shopping.
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Covered London, Paris, Paris Couture and New York Fashion week for the Daily Mail
Photography by Robert Lang
Hair and Make- up by Jessica Taylor
On Tour With UK Cutie FEMME
British electro-pop artist FEMME (Laura Bettinson) is yet to release an album, but she's found fame online by writing, recording, mixing, directing and producing all her own tracks and videos. She's currently raging her way across North America, supporting Charli XCX and on a girl power-fuelled tour. While FEMME's first track, 'Fever Boy' debuted earlier this year with infectious and swaggeringly beat, her new song 'High' is a blissful stomp that shows off Laura's gift for infectious pop.
Photography by ROBERT LANG
Styling by DAGMARETTE YEN
Make-up by MEGAN PORSCHEN
Hair by JESSICA STADEL.
Model: Caroline at LA MODELS
Photography by Robert Lang
Styling & Direction by Grace Joel
Make-up by Tania Christodoulou
Modeled by Maggie
The typically glamorous magician’s assistant has become an icon in popular culture, evoking an air of mystery and personal sacrifice. Involving manipulation of the human body, misdirecting the audiences attention and more often than not, being the mechanic behind the illusion, the magician’s assistant is often overlooked next to their principal, holding props and serving themselves as living props themselves. For this shoot, we were inspired by vintage 1920's and 30's photographs of magicians, contortionists and their assistants including the eerily beautiful Bess Houdini, wife and assistant to the iconic illusionist and escapologist.
Re-imagining Paris Couture Autumn/Winter 2011/2012 Editorial
'We live in the real world through our emplacement in space and time, equipped with bodies that can act upon and interact with the other realities that exist about us' (Nicholas Rescher, 'Imagining Irreality: A study of Unreal Possibilities').
In Hans Christian Anderson's saga, 'The Emperor's New Clothes', the protagonist is under the pretence that he is wearing clothes but in fact isn't. He is confronted with the juxtaposition of his appearance versus reality; how things are thought to be, along side how things actually are.
Inspired by the FALL WINTER 2011/12 Paris Haute Couture collection of Jean Paul Gaultier, Stephan Rolland, Valentino, Iris Van Herpen, Alexandre Vauthier, Zahir Murad and Armani Prive, I have referenced the tale and it's philosophy in my images. By digitally altering the androgynous model's hair to create headpieces and giving the illusion of 'naked fabric' on the skin, I have simultaneously dressed and unclad the image.
I have alluded to vulnerability of nakedness, yet the model is empowered by her invisible couture. Real and the unreal striking an ironic stance; seesawing simultaneously.
Photography : Robert Lang
Model : Clio
Styling by Dagmarette Yen
Make-up by Megan Porschen
Assistant Make-up by Mia Buensalido
Hair by Jessica Stadel
Models: Trae at Wilhelmina, Alden at Wilhelmina