Container Love’s Specials stand for curated editorials and interviews, celebrating special topics, in-house productions as well as collaborations with contemporary artists: a wide variety of projects tapping into the queer experience, approaching it in new, bold ways.
Photo Kostis Fokas
Visible Dinner: An Open Dialogue
Conversation is everything. Our aim with the #VisibleLove exhibition is to encourage people to take that first step toward each other, not only to speak, but to listen, to get the dialogue going.
Christian Ruess Of Container Love: Freedom Means No Fear
Knowledge means less fear and no fear means freedom – in a super special in-house interview, we asked Container Love’s Founder and Creative Director Christian Ruess about why most brands are misinterpreting diversity as a one-trick pony, the story behind our international #VisibleLove exhibition series and how finding the right partners at H&M could turn our simple idea into a global movement.
Visible Love: Love, Unconditionally
Container Love celebrates a summer of love and visibility taking over the stores of H&M, Weekday, Monki, COS and more as part of its international exhibition series, Visible Love.
Visible Love At Mitte Garten: Love And Let Love
It’s the second year in a row for our #VisibleLove exhibition to have its official event at Berlin’s Mitte Garten, an open space in the middle of a buzzing downtown area where queer life and love are there for anyone to see.
Rob Tennent: Not Waiting For A Miracle
We talked with Rob Tennent, Auckland-based photographer and creative as he captures queer love in all it's beauty.
YouTube Star Rosiah Shows Us How To Love Yourself
Entrepreneur, YouTuber, advocate and model Rosiah Bernier sat down with us to discuss pronouns, transitioning and more.
Container Talks: Finding Hope In New Role Models
A new generation of role models has grown up in an era of great societal changes and they are more colorful, more open-minded and – in a sense – more free than anyone who came before them. With our brand new editorial series, Container Talks, Container Love is now set to make their voices heard.
Yha Yha: Giving All Yha Love
We sat down with Yha Yha, otherwise known as Alyha Love, to discuss being an American DJ and big time socialite with Berlin as her new home.
Stallman Gallery: Nothing Linear
From the Stallman Gallery in Berlin, gallerist Lina Stallman and artist Daniel Spivakov show how art can trigger changes in society.
Lani Lees: Shining Like Gold
Coming from the creative field, Lani is the founder and designer of the sustainable and responsible jewellery brand, LANI LEES.
Zsá Zsá: Crossing Borders With Hyper-Femininity
Over the past few years, musician and actress Zsá Zsá has become a rising star among the wilder kids of Berlin. Find the exclusive here!
Charissa Chioccarelli: Nailing It
An all around talent, Charissa Chioccarelli of Isla Berlin was simply wonderful to work with when shooting her #ContainerTalks episode.
Love Has No Label
Introducing our in-house Container Love film project, Love Has No Label, showing that no matter what, labels don't define us.
Love Finds A Way: The Premiere of Love Has No Label
The premiere of Container Love’s Love Has No Label editorial an evening to remember - find out more about it here.
Shayne: Living On A Spectrum
Love Has No Label tells the stories of four individuals and how they manage to remain true to themselves. This episode is about Shayne.
Isaak: Norms To Change
Love Has No Label tells the stories of four individuals and how they manage to remain true to themselves. This episode is about Isaak.
Chiderah: Not The Only Thing About Me
Love Has No Label tells the stories of four individuals and how they manage to remain true to themselves. This episode is about Chiderah.
Kate: The Time To Be Vulnerable
Love Has No Label tells the stories of four individuals and how they manage to remain true to themselves. This episode is about Kate.
Nana Yaw Oduro: Shine A Light On
Nana Yaw Oduro is a young photographer living in Ghana, facing an exciting future with his pictures getting him more recognition worldwide.
Elliott Verdier: The Will To Live
Award-winning photographer Elliot Verdier went to Liberia to capture a country too strong to give up in his book, Reaching for Dawn.
Eric Asamoah: The Day After Tomorrow
Surrendering to time, Ghanaian photographer Eric Asamoah shows us what the transition from boyhood to adulthood is truly about.
Tatenda Chidora: That New School
The art of Tatenda Chidora is an inexhaustible source of inspiration, of wild colours and surreal setups surrounding the African identity.
Jacobus Snyman: A Crown In The Making
There seem to be no limits to the imagination of Jacobus Snyman when it comes to fashion-driven photography.
Maganga Mwagogo: Tra Terra E Cielo
Nairobi-based photographer and director Maganga Mwagogo truly stands out showing an exceptional, gorgeous series rooted in nature.
Wojciech Wos: Out Of The Blue
We love the way Berlin-based painter Wojciech Wos sees the world and how it all appears on his canvas as a big bold, colorful celebration of queer life.
Daniel Marin Medina: Loving Without Fear
The essence of Columbian painter Daniel Marin Medina and his work is undoubtedly simple, mapping sexuality through every brush stroke.
Wojciech Wos: Boys Make Me Sad Sometimes
The Polish artist Wojciech Wos told us about the magic of the last brushstrokes and moving to Berlin in the middle of a pandemic.
Daniel Marin Medina: Love Is Fucking Beautiful
In conversation with Container Love, the Colombian painter Daniel Marin Medina told us about his enthusiasm for the human body and mapping sexuality.
Bran Sólo: I Paint To Never Die
Spanish artist Bran Sólo defines himself as a painter, illustrator, designer and photographer as well as many things he never expected.
Wojciech Wos: I Paint Boys
Wojciech Wos is a visual artist from Poland based in Berlin, who shares with us not only his work, but also his personal diary – with the art of painting.
Shane Reynolds: Our Time Together, Our Time Apart
New York based photographer Shayne Reynolds and his new series shows how we can be lovesick for someone who may not even exist.
Leo Maki: I Remember Touch
Summer melancholy never felt better - our favourite Polish photographer, Leo Maki is back with his neon coloured magic that we love.
Maximillian Mouson: Sickly Seeking
Discover Lovesick, Container Love's hot topic this summer, created by photographer Maximilian Mouson and written by editor Robin Micha.
Mees Peijnenburg: When Two Bodies Collide
We wanted to ask director & photographer Mees Peijnenburg ever since we first saw images from his hopefully never-ending series, Kiss Kiss.
Asger Carlsen: Trusting Curiosity
New York based photographer and media artist Asger Carlson talks about being crime scene photographer and his artistic future.
Kostis Fokas: Your Body, My Temple
Re-exploring the wonder that is the male body, the Greek photographer Kostis Fokas shares his latest series exclusively with Container Love.
Zeno Spyropoulos and Normalising Realness
Talking with Berlin-based photographer Zeno Spyropoulos about his recent book and why we hide from reality on both sides of the camera.
Shane Reynolds: Each Shoot Holds A Memory
Shane Reynolds is a photographer based in New York City. He began at 17, using his grandmas garage as a “studio” and is now unstoppable!
Armando Terrero: a Future World
Armando Terrero, fashion photographer from the Dominican Republic in Barcelona, combines analogue and digital photography to create true art.
You Do You And I Do Me with Leo Maki
Leo Maki sent us an exclusive selection from his GUYS N STUFF series and talked work, style, inspiration in Corona and NARCISSISM.
Agustin Hernandez: In A Fragile Space
We talked with Mexican-American photographer Agustin Hernandez and the inspiration of new cities, his childhood and a Catholic mother.
Zeno Spyropoulos: Young And Renegade
We're in love with Zeno Spyropoulos, a Berlin-based photographer, who has just published his first photography book, YOUNG AND RENEGADE.
Beyond The Camera with Birk Thomassen
"Inviting – not excluding." When we asked photographer Birk Thomassen for his definition of Safe Space, this was his answer.
Spyros Rennt And The Quiet Next To The Loud
We had a little interview with Spyros Rennt and talked about his new book, LUST SURRENDER, that displays brave honesty and love.
Jacopo Paglione: Make Us Feel Safe
Jacopo Paglione, a photographer from Rome, understands how to truly communicate and the results are full of trust, intimacy and respect.
Ian M: Don’t Tell Anyone I Was Here
Barcelona-based photographer Ian M shows us his exclusive series DON'T TELL ANYONE I WAS HERE exploring the ideas of voyeurism and pleasure.
Thibault Gaëtan Dubroca: La Lumière Tentante
Delightful, delicious, beautiful, seductive, vulnerable... There are many words to describe the work of Thibault Gaëtan Dubroca, French photographer and painter.
Shen Wei: Almost Naked
The Shanghai-born, New York-based photographer Shen Wei created the series ALMOST NAKED by taking portraits of strangers in America.
Yang Yufeng: Boy Comfort Zoom
Chinese artist Yang Yufeng, based in Milan and Shanghai, explores modern masculinity in his ongoing long-term project BOY COMFORT ZOOM.
Andrew Kung: The All-American Book
Andrew Kung, based in Brooklyn, NY, is a photographer who, through his images, aims to portray and celebrate Asian American beauty.
Anne-Sophie Guillet: Gender Roles Are Dead
Anne-Sophie Guillet, Brussels-based photographer, shows what it means to make gender roles fluid, or better: to make gender roles obsolete.
Arden: Seres / Beings
Today we celebrate the LGBTQ+ community with Arden and their wonderful photo series, SERES / BEINGS, showing the beauty of each individual.
Nelson Morales and The Muxes of Mexico
Introducing Nelson Morales and the THE MUXES OF OAXACA – a longterm project about the Muxes, considered the third gender in Mexico.
Daurismo by Daura: What Is Chosen Family?
Welcome to Daurismo – the world of Daura, a film photographer showing the different paths of womanhood and the ever-expanding gender spectrum.
Christian Ruess: The Salt On Your Skin
Container Love’s founder Christian Ruess hopped on a plane and shot his newest editorial on the azure shores of Lanzarote.
Asaf Einy: Summer Holiday
Asaf Einy is a photographer and video artist based in Tel-Aviv. We invited him to celebrate our Summer of Love with us.
Kostis Fokas: California Dreaming
The Summer of Love continues with Kostis Fokas' latest feature on our website, CALIFORNIA DREAMING. The series was shot in California in 2019.
Steve Marais: Summer Sun And A Touch Of Hope
Steve Marais, photographer living between Berlin and Bern, has opened his archive for us and allows us to enjoy some summer memories.
Annika Weertz: Kiss Me I’m Golden Pt. 1
Annika Weertz follows the Danish rock band Pacific Swell to shed light on the emotional connection and individuals of the band.
Carlos Darder: Island Kids
Carlos Darder is a photographer from Palma de Mallorca, Spain. Join us in spending a day on the beach with him!