Fishlove 2011 by Rankin

Fishlove 2011 by Rankin

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Single-handedly, Fishlove has managed to do what nothing else has: to put the issue of fish and marine conservation on the front covers of newspapers and magazines across the globe. We are now planning shoots with some of the most exciting photographers in the world to make sure that our seas will survive for future generations to come.

Synonymous with compelling portraiture, Rankin’s lens captures, creates and unveils icons.

Rankin made his name in publishing, founding the seminal monthly magazine Dazed & Confused with Jefferson Hack in 1992. It provided a platform for innovation for emerging stylists, designers, photographers and writers. The magazine went on to forge a distinctive mark in the arts and publishing spheres, and developed a cult status forming and moulding trends, and bringing some of the brightest lights in fashion to the foreground.

Sponsored by Waitrose and Ocean 2012

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    Provocative Photographs Of Naked Celebrities With Dead Fish | Modernism

    […] It’s said that sex sells, and Fishlove relies upon this hope. In their unusual nude portraits, models and entertainers appear like strange mermaids or selkies, washed ashore with their marine lovers. Sir Ben Kingsley cradles a fallen octopus who settles into his palm, and a model arches her back, mirroring the fins of the creature she rides. Though startling, the work serves to remind us of our interconnectedness with underwater creatures and our reliance upon the planet’s oceans. If we continue down the path we’re on, all of these beautiful creatures will cease to exist. To get involved, visit Fishlove. (via Agonistica) […]

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