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PortrATE gallery

A selection of images from Olimax' gastrocentric mass portraiture event PortrATE in May 2011.

Each participant was asked to bring a food related prop with which to be photographed with.
All the photographs here were taken over the course of that day. […]

PortrATE event

In September 2010, to coincide with his exhibition Retroperspective, Olimax staged a gastrocentric one day mass portraiture event at The Victoria, Mornington Crescent, London. Each participant was asked to bring a food related prop with which to be photographed.

The outcome was about 80 portraits, all created on that single day […]

Alphabet Shoot book

On 31st August 2008 about 60 individuals gathered at The Victoria, Mornington Terrace,London to have their portraits taken, based on letters of the alphabet. All this was accomplished over the course of one splendid Sunday afternoon. Much revelry ensued.


PortrATE book

PortrATE - Cooking with People
A Recipe for Photography

A delectable visual feast of food orientated portraits, flavoured with a side serving of eclectic recipes, anomalous cocktails, quirky cooking tips, debunked kitchen myths and a lot of spurious gourmand hyperbole.

This book is a work of fiction. Recipes, ingredients, food, and cooking times are either products of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance to actual meats, vegetables, seasoning, herbs or spices, is entirely coincidental.

Portraits from PortrATE
Portraits from PortrATE

This book and the photographs contained therein are the outcome of the Mass Portraiture Event, PortrATE, and were all shot on one glorious afternoon in September 2010 at The Victoria, Camden.

Subjects were asked to bring a food related item of their choosing.
This is their story.

The starving artist Olimax
The starving artist Olimax
photo Craig Hunt

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Possession 78

POSSESSION 78 - A book of sorts
An illustrated monograph on persons and their belongings with texts by those concerned.

78 subjects were asked to bring a personal possession of their choosing. Some brought carefully considered items, some whatever was to hand. […]