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
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home town:My “home town”: For more on all of this please watch HERE or, go to http://www.playjumpeat.com for basic yet out-of-date information!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
Wisdom from Your Five-Year Old:
I had a lot of fun writing this blog post on Creativity for Eventbrite, & am happy to say that it goes out to 20,000 readers! Thank you, Tighe & Eventbrite for the opportunity to share!Read More
I have to share this letter recently sent to me from the Fairy Godmother: Hi Kelly As I type this, I am sitting and looking at the palm trees and beach of the second happiest country in the world, The Dominican Republic. (The happiest is Costa Rica; the USA ranks 114; South Africa 118 and the unhappiest country is Zimbabwe) Read…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