When I am visited by idea for creation of pictures, I do sketches or records in a notebook. The idea is born incidentally and occupies all my thoughts. I begin search of object for shooting, I think over clothes, details, a location and color scale.
In the days following the 22nd of July 2011 terrorist attack by right-wing extremist Anders Behring Breivik, the streets of Norway were filled with colorful roses and speeches of love conquering extremism, fear and xenophobia.
It is often said that eyes are windows to the soul. When we think of windows, we usually look through the window at the scenery and the world.This time I want to change the perspective by looking from outside the window to inside to see different emotions and situations.
The project – entitled Eidolon, meaning a spectre or phantom in human form – consists of four images all visualising real people’s very real nightmares. Upon conducting a survey appealing for members of the public to share their nightmares with her, Orlinski began the process of sifting through responses and starting to visualise them.
This project was not born as a cohesive body of work. In fact, it surfaced from an editing process during my first semester of residency at the New Hampshire Institute of Art, where I am currently studying to get my MFA in Photography.
” Charnel ” is a straightforward, yet bizarre narration of a thousands-year-old lake- a lake as aged as human identity. This photo collection, which was designed and produced with photo-montage and photo-stage in 2015
Noir Stills is a work inspired by 1940s-60s great noir movies’ directors (especially Carol Reed and Alfred Hitchcock); I am an avid crime stories’ reader and I wanted to create a series that could be an homage to this word.
This photographic series of works is a symbolic attempt of connecting a human being with his place of living. In times when distance is no longer a barrier and when settling down and identifying with space is getting harder.
In the end of 2013, a high resolution image of the coldest place we know in the Universe was captured by the most powerful set of telescopes in the world: Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) in the Atacama Desert.
Genetic memory is the memory which we received from our ancestor via DNA. Information about something viewed, heard or experimented long time ago, from somebody who shared with us the same genetic material.
Surviving Threads visually explores the destructive effects that Alzheimer’s disease has on memory, specifically, the deterioration of details in recalling actual events. By depicting scenes with soft and selective focus, these images portray the loss of memory and gradual decay of personal recollection
‘In Pain’ a series, exploring the subject of suffering. Pain is a universal human experience. Defines pain as “an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage or described in terms of such damage.”
I quickly realized that nowadays, taking a bath, is one of the rare situations completely for yourself, where you can take time and space, thinking, reflecting and maybe let emerge emotions deepen buried in your heart.
Life is a journey. People always look around while they are on the road. The scenery sometimes is confusing. People may have the feeling that there is no end in sight. Then, looking through the scenery to seek answers
Cao Dien was born and raised up in Vietnam but he just moved to the United States a couple months ago to study screenwriting. In Vietnam, he did color grade for MVs and short films and he began to take pictures when he studied in high school but that was just for fun.
Expectations, these are things put on us from birth. Who we are expected to be. How we treat others. What we do with our lives. Some expectations are gender specific. Some expectations find their way into our subconscious no matter how much we have been shielded from them.
During the Edwardian era in Britain (1901 to 1911) over 1.5 million men and women were employed as servants in the homes of the wealthy. Being ‘In Service’ was a way to escape poverty, but it was not the relatively comfortable life frequently illustrated in today’s media.
This displacement has the further advantage of evoking an imaginative fantasy or narrative which expands well beyond the image. Jean-Bastien’s early life and travels to the Indian sub-continent probably has a lot to do with his skill and sensitivity in this regard.
Ever since her art school days, Saskia Boelsums had been fascinated by the many possibilities and results that photography could create. Over the past few years, Saskia has spent more time working with this medium.
This body of work represents a step from behind the veil of ideas and techniques to find earnest revelations of my struggle to be whole with my fragmented sense of self. It is a reach for connectivity with others and a reconciliation with the stabbing isolation
The images in this body of work reflect my ongoing fascination with urban environments and the impact that commerce has on them. It is my attempt to resolve the visual tension created by the over-development of the city that I have lived in and loved most of my life.
“Almost Black” evokes a moving picture that even as it grows dark and opaque, still contains some light. Imagine the downward movement of the eyelids and what can be seen when half closed. On certain occasions we squint to focus on an image, reducing the amount of light in order to see clearer.
I was born to a family who ran a photo studio; thus, I was raised in an environment surrounded by photography. The town where I was born and grew up is famous as the spot where Japanese spirits would come to gather from all over the country in the tenth month of the old calendar.