Dug these up in an old e-mail from Photographer, Antonia Steyn from our BED JUMP shoots with Freshlyground. In other words, one night, atop a cold & foggy Signal Hill, we gathered to capture Freshlyground making like Tutu, Kalk Bay Fishermen, & Pink Nellie maids, &…Jumping. On. The. Bed! Here’s some BEHIND-THE-SCENES action! A little…Read More
Small Town Church Ladies ROCKING the Bed Jump like No Other!
I’m not sure why it’s taken me so long to write this post…How is it possible?! The lady on the far right was my 7th grade math teacher. The lady in the middle sewed my “senior picture” dress. The lady on the left had a couple kids I babysat for a time or two. Small-town-livin’!…Read More
Bed Jump His & Hers: His hometown. My hometown.
Saul’s (my husband’) home town:My “home town”: For more on all of this please watch HERE or, go to http://www.playjumpeat.com for basic yet out-of-date information! 🙂 I am now starting to shoot State-side (yay!) 🙂Read More
Hi there! Long story short, I have started a “bed-jumping” project in Cape Town, South Africa, where I actually got Archbishop Desmond Tutu, amongst others, to jump on a bed, with a percentage of sales of future books & prints going to a local charity (http://www.philani.org.za/). I am carrying the project to the States, &…Read More
What Does My Mama Think?
What does my mama think about me producing photographs like this? In reality, I think I might just like to take all of her friends & put them in a field (let’s say 10 of them?), & throw in like 5 supermodels interspersed, to take a similar photo. Something about this seems really beautiful to…Read More
Can’t Wait to See What Paige Green Does With Bed-Jumpers!
Letter to a Jumper:
Dearest Frank Gehry, Dairy Farmer, High School Cheerleader, Cowboy, Dalai Lama & crew – I recently completed a section of a project in Cape Town, South Africa that I think you might be fond of, & I would in fact Love to ask you to be a part of now. In a nutshell, I got the…Read More
Conceptualist: Kelly Vaagsland Wainwright, Photographer: Inge Prins So – here is my big, long list of celebrities that I want to ask to join the likes of the Archbishop Tutu & jump on the bed!… You know any of ’em? PLEASE send ’em my way!!: firstname.lastname@example.org Thanks in advance!! pass it on! Obama (I’ll take…Read More
Why? Why? Why?
Still, you Might be wondering why?…. a bed?… Here’s some attempt to break it down: From an artistic standpoint, I am merging “flash mob” with live installation with photography. I am always throwing in a rather unexpected angle through a juxtaposed context (aka: one doesn’t normally see a bed on a pier). This only amplifies…Read More
If you are Amish, Jack Nicholson, a cowboy, a cheerleader, or the Dalai Lama – Why Should YOU Jump on The Bed?!
Conceptualist: Kelly Vaagsland Wainwright, Photographer: Inge Prins Hi there! Let me introduce myself. My name is Kelly Vaagsland Wainwright. I got this vision a couple years ago that was the merge of a “flash mob” meeting a quick live installation meeting photography. I’d been “playing with play”, & I wanted to & NEEDED to take…Read More