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 →
Hermann & Audrey’s Steve Carty was mentioned in VICE’s counterpart, Noisey. The article explained that Steve “captures the egoless photograph. Instead of showing us fancy tricks with the camera – or overblown characters – he has a straight-up approach to shooting musicians.” Further, the article points out that his “photo style is simple and unpretentious.” Noisey is VICE’s music channel, with daily news, video, and “reviews that aren’t boring.” VICE is a global youth media company that includes print, event, music, online, television, and feature film divisions that operates in over 30 countries.
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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 →
Future Cape Town mentioned Hermann & Audrey’s video, Bike Life, that was created as a part of Life Cycles 2013, an exhibit about bicycles and those who ride them. Bike Life was arranged using video submissions of user-generated content related to cycling, with content from Toronto to Malaysia, and more. Future Cape Town said “the Bike Life video installation revealed the universal emotions & values of cycling shared around the world.” Future Cape Town challenges the status quo by prompting and asking tough questions about the ways in which the city would progress, in the process encouraging other citizens to do the same. Future Cape Town is a part of Our Future Cities, a non-profit organization. Check out Bike Life, below:
L’Express, an online news source for the French of Toronto, reported on Hermann & Audrey’s Life Cycles exhibit, 2013. The article mentioned that Life Cycles “brings together both the underground and the trendy people, who tend to be the same without knowing it”, additionally, calling the user-generated video, Bike Life, “one of the main points of interest of the exhibition.” The article also mentioned that the “large format photographs capture the attention [of viewers] and [offer] a sudden urge to jump on a bike.” L’Express is a French-language Canadian newspaper reporting on news, local and international, and everything in between.
FASHION Magazine online published an article about Hermann & Audrey’s Life Cycles 2013. Life Cycles is an interactive, engagement-based art showcase and community event program about bicycles and the people who ride them. The magazine noted that “the artworks explore the bicycle as a vehicle for expression of personal style, as well as an action towards a sustainable future and unifier of community.” FASHION Magazine is filled with up-to-the-minute news from the runways of New York, London, Milan and Paris. As well as delivering the best finds in Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton, FASHION Magazine continues to introduce readers to the personalities behind Canada’s fashion and retail scene.
David Droga of Droga5 photographed in London exclusively for Adformatie Magazine, Amsterdam.
Think Contra online had a lot to say about Hermann & Audrey’s CONTACT 2011 exhibit. The article displayed on Think Contra stated that Steve Carty’s “Moving Pictures”, a “collection of 12 Video Portraits was captivating and raw. You find it almost impossible to look away.” Further, it mentioned “the guys and their “creative extended family” really brought the game to a whole different level. The scope of their talent knows no bounds.” Lastly, the website noted Hermann & Audrey’s CONTACT 2011 exhibit as an “impressive display of award winning talent that had the city talking, and I am forever grateful for having had a chance to witness part of that process.” ThinkContra.com is a premier fashion, music and culture destination for the creative class, working with hundreds of contributors and forward thinkers and influencers from around the world.
I’ve been playing with slow shutter speeds flashlights for the better part of 5 years. I’ve given these flashlights to Fine Art Painters, Graffiti Artists and models, as well as using them myself to create original photographic images.
Hermann & Audrey’s resident photographer, Steve Carty, was featured on an ET Canada segment. ET Canada is a daily entertainment newsmagazine show that airs primetime on the Global Television Network in Canada, a daily source for the latest Hollywood headlines, celebrity news, photos and celeb interviews. Check out the video below: Continue reading article →
The works of Hermann & Audrey photographer, Steve Carty, among others, were featured on 1LOVETO’s online blog for the Life Cycles exhibit, 2010. The post cited the works as “must haves” and a “broad look at the diverse layout of the city.” 1LoveTO prides themselves as portraying Toronto as “the world in 1 city”, by sharing, educating and highlighting some of Toronto’s best qualities within the categories of: art, music, style, community, and culture.
Hermann & Audrey was mentioned in an article on Coco&Cowe online in response to our CONTACT Photography Festival 2010 exhibit. Cowe had an opportunity to engage with the exhibit, stating “I loved how this exhibit took you on a journey through The Baitshop’s two-level maze of stimulus by mixing traditional art with technology and engaging the viewer with interactive installations that you could actually take part in!” Coco&Cowe.com is a lifestyle blog based in Toronto that aims to find the positive and fun elements of art, travel, and the like. Continue reading article →
Hermann & Audrey was featured on Notamodelblog.com for CONTACT Photography Festival 2010, mentioning that the exhibit “throws traditional gallery yawns out the window and deliberately asks the viewer to engage with the work.” Notamodelblog.com speaks frequently on beauty, fashion, travel, life and photography. Continue reading article →
Hermann & Audrey’s CONTACT Photography Festival 2010 exhibit was featured on 1LoveTO online. 1LoveTO explained, “these “Moving Pictures” grab the observer with mesmerizing eye contact nearly impossible to break, their smiles creating smiles, their stillness creating tension. Each video portrait reveals the subjects own personality, with the entire installation completing itself as a whole.” 1LoveTO.com prides themselves as portraying Toronto as “the world in 1 city”, by sharing, educating and highlighting some of Toronto’s best qualities within the categories of: art, music, style, community, and culture.
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