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Podcast show notes Ep 005: “Discovering the Uncharted Territories of Helicopter Aerial Hyperphotography – a story of chance and serendipity” with Antoine Gaussin, The Spectacle Group

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” The concept of hyperphotography is about bringing a vision, to use the technique to give a vision that the human eye is not able to naturally see or get. . . Even I, I don’t see it like I picture it. My technique brings another vision that goes further. “

Antoine Gaussin

In the last of our 3 part episode diving into the world of fine art, we have Antoine Gaussin, an aviation photographer from Belgium who specialises in hyper photography, where he stitches together photographs from different angles to form scenes from unexpected perspectives.

His latest project “Uncharted” has led him to taking birds eye view photos of airport from a helicopter from different angles, carefully stitched afterwards to form neat geometric patterns with aircrafts and bright colourful safety markings of different airports.

In this episode, we will be talking about:

  • Antoine’s journey transitioning from journalism to fine art photography
  • How his love of travelling and poetry led to creating art photography with a focus on airports
  • How the concept for the ‘Uncharted’ collection and his hyper photography technique developed
  • The role of innovation in making his art possible – from the lens he uses to taking photos from a helicopter which require special permissions from airports
  • Succeeding as a professional artist and serendipities that led to that
  • Antoine’s advice to those who want to do photography for a living

Practical tip on what it takes to succeed as a professional artist

“It’s about authenticity. Don’t try to please the people. I think you have to be authentic and don’t have to try and copy, or to intellectualise is no good. Listen to your heart. I believe in the invisible will. If you are authentic with what’s inside of you, people will recognise it. “

Antoine Gaussin

Links

The Spectacle Group

Antoine Gaussin’s “Uncharted” collection is exclusively represented globally by The Spectacle Group. Uncharted is available for viewing at The Spectacle Group gallery in Hong Kong and at international art fairs.

IG: @thespectaclegrouphk

Visus Gallery

IG: @visusgallery

Antoine is also the owner of Visus Gallery in Belgium where he curates work of other artists as well as exhibit his own art photography series.

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Ep 005: “Discovering the Uncharted Territories of Helicopter Aerial Hyperphotography – a story of chance and serendipity” with Antoine Gaussin, The Spectacle Group

In the last of our 3 part episode diving into the world of fine art, we have Antoine Gaussin, an aviation photographer from Belgium who specialises in hyperphotography, where he stitches together photographs from different angles to form scenes from unexpected perspectives.

His latest project “Uncharted” has led him to taking birds eye view photos of airport from a helicopter from different angles, carefully stitched afterwards to form neat geometric patterns with aircrafts and bright colourful safety markings of different airports.

In this episode, we will be talking about:

  • Antoine’s journey transitioning from journalism to fine art photography
  • How his love of travelling and poetry led to creating art photography with a focus on airports
  • How the concept for the ‘Uncharted’ collection and his hyper photography technique developed
  • The role of innovation in making his art possible – from the lens he uses to taking photos from a helicopter which require special permissions from airports
  • Succeeding as a professional artist and serendipities that led to that
  • Antoine’s advice to those who want to do photography for a living

Full show notes and links for this episode

Links

The Spectacle Group

Antoine Gaussin’s “Uncharted” collection is exclusively represented by The Spectacle Group. Viewing available at The Spectacle Group gallery in Hong Kong and at international art fairs.

IG: @thespectaclegrouphk

Visus Gallery

IG: @visusgallery

Antoine is also the owner of Visus Gallery in Belgium where he curates work of other artists as well as exhibit his own art photography series.

Ep 004: “Making of the real life Marvel Tesseract and the artist entrepreneurial journey of a world renowned cold glass sculptor” with Jack Storms, The Spectacle Group

In this episode, we will be continuing our journey into the world of fine art as I talk to Jack Storms, one of the very few cold glass sculptors in the world. His work has been featured in Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy movie and viral videos that have reached hundreds of millions of viewers. In this episode Jack will explain more about his work process, how his art piece ended up in a Marvel movie, meeting Stan Lee in person and his own advice for those who want to build a successful business as an artist.

  • The techniques and process Jack Storms used to create the signature look for his glass sculptures
  • Why there aren’t many cold glass artists in the world
  • How Jack’s love for geometry influence the aesthetics for his art
  • Jack’s journey of becoming a sculptor and going from being inspired by Stan Lee in the early days to a memorable experience of meeting him in person
  • How a Jack Storms sculpture landed a part in Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy movie
  • Jack’s plans for growing his brand and increasing engagement with his fans by sharing what it takes to be a functioning artist through his vlog and Patreon
  • Jack’s advice for aspiring artist entrepreneurs

Links

Jack Storms is represented by The Spectacle Group where his sculptures are regularly exhibited in Hong Kong and around the world at major art fairs.

The Spectacle Group

IG: @thespectaclegrouphk

Jack Storms

IG: @stormsjack

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Podcast Show Notes Ep 003: “The Business of Fine Art” with Jaime Lau, The Spectacle Group

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” You need to be in the right place and know the right people that can help with materialising it, and a series of miracles to make it happen. ” Jaime Lau, Founder & Gallery Director, The Spectacle Group

In this episode, we go into the world of fine art business and will be talking to Jaime Lau, Founder & Gallery Director at The Spectacle Group about how she selects artists and art pieces for her gallery, working with emerging and established fine artists from different categories including glass and photography, and an exciting new documentary she’s working on.

Highlights

  • Criterias beyond visual aesthetics when selecting work for The Spectacle Group gallery
  • Innovation in processes and methodology for Fine Artists
  • How can an artist grow their fanbase – race to becoming not just the best artist but the most well known
  • Developing brand extension and collaborations so that her artists can reach art lovers outside of galleries and putting artists work on products that people can relate to and bring them to people who aren’t normally art lovers
  • Documentary pilot series she is currently working on with The Spectacle Group
  • Jaime’s advice for aspiring artists and content creators

Practical Tip

” The biggest challenge is that things don’t always go according to plan even if you plan far in advance. Just relax, leave things down to its own timing and with the right attitude you’ll always find a way to move forward. “

Links

For the latest exhibitions and more information on artists and art pieces mentioned on the show, please visit:

The Spectacle Group

Instagram: @thespectaclegrouphk

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