Mikhail Batrak is a Ukrainian artist whose work examines the relationship between perception, Surrealism and empiricism. His creative process involves taking photographs with a digital camera and manipulating the results using computer software, combining disparate elements to create unexpected hybrid images.
‘Last Light’ is the story of Los Angeles bearing the brunt of a tempest and the clarity that comes after the storm. See Los Angeles in rare form. I spent the better part of two years trying to link together a continuity of weather and light, which proved to be by far the most challenging films I have done to date.
Paris has been on high alert for terrorism since the Charlie Hebdo shooting and a series of related attacks by terrorists. They have literally shaken Parisians to their core. However, by their very nature, the people of Paris are resilient and they display a great Joie de vivre or enjoyment in life.
Ijtema is the annual three days Islamic congregation of Tablighi Jamaat by Islamic organization in association with the millions of Muslims. Participation in Ijtema increases religious authority, status and empowerment, and contributes on the Muslim identity through the idea of brotherhood and Ummah.
The Goddess of the Sea festival, Yemanja, is celebrated every 2nd of February at Ramirez beach in Montevideo – Uruguay. Initially, the overall picture is chaotic, confusing, but I gradually begin to see a series of events that take place at all angles, starting with the beach, the sand and then and at sea.