The talented Steve Carty was on camera, Talia Brown styling, and Shawnna Downing on make up, visiting from Berlin. Assistants Miguel Arenillas and Wade Hudson rocked it on set with us. From the Hermann & Audrey production team was myself, Lauren Ching.
As a part of NXNE Art 2014, artists from the Northeast shifted the narrative of Toronto’s streets, creating destinations of beauty. Take a peek at some of the images below and see how Toronto has been transformed…and then go check out the rest on foot! Pictures, as good as they are, just don’t do the art justice. Here’s tour #1.
Producing NXNE Art 2014 was everything we imagined it could be. We created the stage for talented artists from across the North East: Toronto, Montreal, New York, Detroit, to help us transform our perspective on public space with their individual visions for shared spaces and art in public. Not only did the Urban Takeovers of NXNE change the physical surroundings of laneways, alleyways, derelict spaces it shaped an alternative options for urban experience. From well trafficked Yonge-Dundas Square to found spaces on unassuming walls, local and international artists created experiences throughout the city in color, community and interactivity. Through building highly visible, disruptive installations, the pedestrian experience was in places transformed, revitalizing lost space, bringing life to alleyways, and finally, bringing forward public engagement rooted in art. What’s more fun than that? Continue reading article →
Steve Carty, resident photographer at Hermann & Audrey, was interviewed for Dandyhorse in anticipation of NXNE 2014. The article mentioned that “This year promises to be bigger and better than ever, especially with the inclusion of Carty’s Life Cycles project.” Life Cycles is an outdoors multi-site, cross-city cycling art exhibit that celebrates the bicycle and the people who ride them, led by Steve Carty. Dandyhorse Magazine is Canada’s premier arts and culture magazine for cyclists. Continue reading article →
Anyone that knows Steve Carty knows he is a passionate photographer who’s immense knowledge and ideas are consistently passed forward to those willing to learn. Having worked with celebrities such as Kanye West, to simply doing creative shoots for his own interest, those who get the chance to learn from him seemingly excel and develop their vision at lightening speed. We sat down with Steve and found out what it takes to be a true photographer and his top tips for photographic success. Continue reading article →
How are you planning to explore your city this summer?
Open Streets TO is a new initiative to open Toronto’s roads–specifically Bloor street and a section of Yonge and Church street–for 4 car-free Sundays from 8am-1pm this summer. It will be the city’s largest free recreation program that will connect our diverse neighbourhoods, unlike any public program that Toronto has ever seen. Continue reading article →
Resident photographer, Steve Carty, has been travelling in search of bicycle culture he can tap into. He recently travelled to London, England, and met up with fellow bike-enthusiasts and business owners, aiming to infiltrate the London Fixedgear scene, and make impressions with bike-centred photography. We sat down with him to find out a little more about his adventures in London. Continue reading article →
The Artist Project 2014 recently celebrated it’s 7th year as Toronto’s most celebrated contemporary art fair. From seasoned collectors and first-time art buyers, to gallery dealers and interior designers, visitors explored and discovered works of art from over 250 top contemporary artists from Canada and abroad. Amongst the art on the walls and grand installations throughout, The Art Chats series offered a variety of engaging seminars hosted by leading art and design experts, one being Hermann & Audrey’s Steve Carty. We sat down to discuss what he hoped to get across to those in attendance at the Art Chat. Continue reading article →
The Artist Project happens next weekend from Feb 20th – 23rd, at The Better Living Centre, Exhibition Place, Toronto. Dubbed “Toronto’s most celebrated contemporary art fair”, The Artist Project brings together over 250 top independent artists from Canada and abroad in this huge showcase. Other highlights include Art Chats happening throughout the weekend, given by industry professionals who will touching on various aspects of making and creating art. Continue reading article →
Hermann & Audrey presents: Life Cycles June 7-9th 2013.
Life Cycles is a gallery show about bicycles and the people that ride them.
1506 Dundas West, Toronto Canada.
#lifecycles2013 | lifecycles.hermannaudrey.com
The future is bike friendly.
This video was shot and directed by Steve Carty. You can find him here.
Rider / Voice: Andrew Romashyna.
On our 3rd anniversary, Hermann & Audrey put together a story of Light and Love.
Dedicated to the City of Toronto.
Nuit Blanche XOXO.
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David Droga of Droga5 photographed in London exclusively for Adformatie Magazine, Amsterdam.
Last May Hermann & Audrey took part in the CONTACT photography festival and once again, I teamed up with Scott McIntyre of Smak Studios.
“I have a ‘photoshoot ideas’ folder on my computer which I’m constantly adding ideas to and when I do find the time and help for a new creative, that’s where I start,” tells Carty.