The Uncanny Archive

Uncanny Art, Photography, and Films

Oneiric surrealist art house fantasy horror films

Oneiric surrealist art house fantasy horror films

The Hourglass Sanatorium / Sanatorium pod Klepsydra (1973) is a mesmerising, hallucinatory Polish film directed by Wojciech Has, unfolding like a…

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Meshes of the Afternoon (1943): a spiralling lucid nightmare, Maya Deren, & A dialogue with the Unconscious

Meshes of the Afternoon (1943): a spiralling lucid nightmare, Maya Deren, & A dialogue with the Unconscious

Meshes of the Afternoon (1943) is a memorable, experimental, surreal short film directed and written by Maya Deren. Referred to as…

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An Interview with Fine Art Photographer Kalliope Amorphous

An Interview with Fine Art Photographer Kalliope Amorphous

Kalliope Amorphous’ haunting, evocative work encompasses conceptual, ethereal self-portraits exploring the unconscious mind, the plurality and elusiveness of the self, the realm of dreams, memory, time, our ephemeral nature, trauma, the deconstruction of identity, and states of transcendence.

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Interview with Visual Artist Apollonia Saintclair

Interview with Visual Artist Apollonia Saintclair

DM: Your stirring, tantalising work intertwines surrealist, erotic, neo-noir, and grotesque elements. Talk to us about the creative process behind…

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Interview with Analogue Fine Art Photographer and Storyteller Brittany Markert

Interview with Analogue Fine Art Photographer and Storyteller Brittany Markert

Brittany Markert’s daring introspective artwork resurrects the intimate, haptic process of analogue photography to create expressive, conceptual portraits encapsulating the…

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Interview with French Fine Art Photographer Isabelle Féebrile

Interview with French Fine Art Photographer Isabelle Féebrile

Isabelle Féebrile is a French fine art photographer and writer who creates uncanny worlds made up of phantasmagoric scenes, surreal…

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Interview with Neo-symbolist Photographer John Santerineross

Interview with Neo-symbolist Photographer John Santerineross

DM: Your artistic journey revolves around Symbolism. What personal significance does (Neo-)Symbolism have to you? JS: The symbolist movement was…

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Interview with Russian fine art photographer and multimedia artist Natalia Drepina: tenebrous emotional portraits

Interview with Russian fine art photographer and multimedia artist Natalia Drepina: tenebrous emotional portraits

The fine art photography of Natalia Drepina explores human frailty, fears, and melancholy, often in cold, quiet dreamscapes with a…

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John Santerineross – Neo-Symbolist Photographer

John Santerineross – Neo-Symbolist Photographer

John Santerineross, considered a neo-symbolist photographer, creates uncanny, sinister, erotic imagery whilst focusing on conveying moods and evoking states of…

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Katie Eleanor – The Sialia Marbles Exhibition

Katie Eleanor – The Sialia Marbles Exhibition

Katie Eleanor is a London-based contemporary fine art photographer and Photographic Arts Graduate from the University of Westminster. Inspired by…

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