Entry Title: "standards and variations"
Name: Adam Hosmer , Japan
Category and Expertise: Collage|Portrait|Digitally Enhanced, Non-Professional

Entry Description: These images are part of a series of portraits of family and friends taken combining large format instant film, digital photographs, and digital drawing. The resulting collage is a personal examination into how historically artistic mediums have decayed along with the humans they depict, but as digital mediums change the lifespan of an image into unknown territory, how will the artist-model relationship change to meet the new paradigm?

About the Artist:

Adam Hosmer received an MFA from Tokyo University of the Arts, Inter-media art program in 2012. He is a recipient of the Excellence award for the 2009 Canon New Cosmos of Photograhy, as well as the Special Juror's Prize in the 2007 MIO Photo award. He regularly exhibits in Japan, and currently lives in Tokyo.