ABOUT THE EXHIBITION
The Selby House
From 27th April to 29th of October 2017, Daelim Museum is holding the exhibition <The Selby House> by Todd Selby, a photographer and illustrator who offers an insider view of lifestyle of creatives in their unique surroundings. Along with Todd Selby's signature photography, colorfully painted light-hearted illustrations, films, exclusive large scale installations, all of his imaginative and whimsical works will be present.
Todd Selby became well-known by posting photographs and illustrations, the life and stories of prominent creative individuals on his blog 'theselby.com' which led to 100,000 visits a day. Before SNS such as Instagram became popular means to communicate, Selby's blog offered the private space of celebrities such as the head designer of Chanel, Karl Lagerfeld, creative shoe designer, Christian Louboutin, the editor of fashion magazine 'Purple', Olivier Zahm. These photos were captured with humor and intimacy as if we are looking inside friends' home. Creatives from various fields; fashion, design, film, architecture, and cooking are eager to collaborate with Todd Selby who is working active as a visual communicator.
From outdoor garden to inside space, the exhibition <The Selby House> turns the entire museum into house of Todd Selby and his friends, showing their lifestyle and works full of joyful imagination. The viewers who come to the exhibition will experience this vibrant energy and get creative inspiration in our everyday life.
Tea Time with Ricki and Vix, London, 2015
Ambika Conroy at Her Farm, Woodridge, NY, 2013
Eric Werner at His Restaurant Hartwood, Tulum, Mexico, 2011
Retts Wood on Her Boat, London, 2009
Yoshikazu Yamagata at His Studio, Tokyo, 2012
* All Images Courtesy of The Selby
Todd Selby (born 1977, California, USA) is a photographer and illustrator who became well-known by posting on his website, photographer and stories of the private spaces; houses, studio and kitchen of colorful people around the world. Selby, who has a unique eye for capturing his subjects in their surroundings, makes photograph and illustration works with humor and affection. Not only he collaborated with celebrities, designers, artists, musicians, models, collectors around the worlds, Todd Selby is continuously getting calls from world-wide brands such as Louis Vuitton, Fendi, Nike, Ikea, Ebay, Microsoft, Airbnb, Hennessy, and Heineken. Selby doesn’t have an academic background in photography, however with his ceaseless curiosity and inspiration given by people, objects and places of his subjects, he is expanding his creative world from photography to illustration and drawing, installation to film. Also he has contributed essays to magazines such as Vougue and The New York Times and is communicating actively through various media.