From spirit animals to archetypes, ANIMAL MYTHOS is a collection of visual stories about our ancient connection to our animal kin — and the animal within us all. From the shared lore that connects our disparate cultures to the place animalistic imagery occupies in our dreams
There was a time when immense forests filled four fifths of the European continent; where heaven, earth and all the elements present in it participated in a divine nature that was expressed in specific myths and rituals.
If you have visited any of the public gardens of Paris, you have seen the chairs scattered about the jardins. Green-painted and moveable, some have arms, others recline slightly to better arrange oneself to catch the fleeting rays of the Parisian winter sun.
Why not adapting towards the latest revolutionary invention in photography? It´s a place where dreams go to live and die. Why not explore it further and make the most of it even in still life photography?
The title “Shaking Hands” is inspired by the “hand-shaking buildings” in big cities in China. In order to maximize their living area, the residents of these buildings independently reconstruct and expand each floor horizontally outwards.
Everything that I think and desire has the single aim of thinking about the unifying these fragments, these enigmas and these frightful randomnesses. How would I support my own humanity if man were not at the same time a poet, a decoder of enigmas and redeemer of randomness?
This series started as an illustration or, more certainly, a screenplay of my friend's dreams. We first met after her return from the US. She had a big dream to make films, so she went there to make it come true.
The Sideshow is the unique new series from The International Collaboration Project duo Deb Young of New Zealand and Francisco Diaz of the United States. Diaz and Young designed their new series to usher the viewer into a fictitious seaside carnival.
My work is about entangling women and home, leading to the phrase “housewife.” All of the photographs are reimagined interior spaces of rooms filled with décor and objects, engulfing a lone figure of a woman, camouflaged, often with only bits of her visible.
Tatiana Saavedra is a a moon enthusiast and photographer based in Portugal who tries to create visual poetry because there is something very special in colors and dreams. From a young age she has been interested in photography and cinematography later on.
I own a small mahogany boat from the early -60s. I’ve kept the boat as simple as possible without electrical aids or modern conveniences. It is powered by an old two-stroke outboard engine with a rope starter and the steering uses an old-fashioned cable loop. The mahogany hull is no longer perfect but shows its age. But, like people, wooden boats age beautifully. Summers up north are short; just a few months. But the days...
The essential feature of photography is to capture and reflect a reality in which the dimensions of space, time, authentic being, of mind and feelings are equally prominent, linking in an easily discernible way all those in the area: photographer, viewer, environment, its it’s details and other members involved in it.
There is such a thing as an irregular rhythm syndrome, where the heartbeat is inconsistent; it races, slows down or flutters. There are times when the heart skips a beat, others when it frantically chases the following one to the point of breathlessness, swarming, oscillating.
The images are captured with longer exposure only, no photo-manipulation. Long exposure helps me create a mysterious and ethereal atmosphere. My dancers are otherworldly ghost-like beings engrossed in their dance and lost in the moment.
Creative portraits, I decided to make a generalized “consumer portrait”, using the garbage of heroes as a metaphor. First, I took pictures of the garbage itself and made masks from photographs. Then I shot masked heroes and talked to them about consumerism and the waste problem. Is there a problem?
At the same time he tells a personal narrative of the microcosm in which he and his children were born and live every day. We are presented with a timeless story, both sensory and evanescent, in which the main characters are the trees and their greatness.
The very title of the photographic cycle – Illumination of solar scripts – signifies the gesture of photography as dedication as well. On the one hand, it is possible to claim that in this way Žilvinas Kropas dedicates his work to the sun.
In the ongoing new series ‘Together’, I suggest that we change our attitude and look differently at re- lationships ( friendly relationships, lovers). The social injunction impose itself like a proven normalcy with its hetero-normative codes in our live and our relationship to other.
For this photographic series the interaction between the physics of foam construction and its visual impact is what drove me. Designed to spark the viewer's imagination, these images perfectly exploit the connection between science and the inherent artistic appeal of soap bubbles.
This short series was born from the trips that I make almost daily from the city where I live, San Sebastián de Los Reyes to the center of Madrid. It is a 45-minutes journey that takes the C4 line of the Renfe train company.
Mister X" project is a story of a mysterious character, a composite character of many unrecognized talents, living in free play to one's imagination. The project’s idea appeared in the summer of 2018 and was developed in a series of photos about the different life character situations. The series will be continued in the autumn of 2019.
"Day and night" is a story about a group of young people doing utopian experiments in the city. These young people are students who have just graduated from college, and they don't want to experience the modern life of the town too early
Hybrid photographic project, born and focused on coexistence and interaction with sorceress women, healers and healers who have lived with me throughout my life, all of them have changed my way of perceiving and understanding the world.
There is no logic in this project, everything is shot at the level of sensations. It was a very interesting experience. I decided to set myself a very interesting task - every day for a month to take one photo on an emotional state.
In his latest series for Monkeyphoto, Alessandro Ciccarelli presents “Erehwon, CaMg(CO3)2/CaCO3”, 26 black and white photographs published in the form of posterzine, or rather, prints on large format sheets (45x30cm).
Captured in its various countenances, water poses in these series as an enchanting backdrop to the centre stage figures. It roars through the gaps among a group of stoical rocks and it dances around a water temple creating a mystical mist. The combination of the static and the dynamic elements forms a composition with strength of presence that sends the rest of the world fading into the background. About Hengki Koentjoro Hengki Koentjoro is an...
Just like a painter gradually creates its own unique palette by mixing up colors like never before and never after, the photographer can steal the colors that are around him: on people, on bricks, on nature.
The Waiting for the Tide to Turn series farcically explores the emotions of a disenfranchised people. The images allude to a spectrum of thoughts, feelings and actions ranging from apathy and subservience to enlightenment and rebellion.
The individual human memory is an episodic memory. It reflects our experiences, impressions, feelings, as well as specific times and places, all combined together. A smell, a song, a gesture, a dress. Humans rely on memories. They can provide a temporal experience, towards the future or the past.
Someone’s Rubbish is a documentary study with photographs taken daily since 2014. It feels like an archaeology project, a study of human activity and an analysis of material culture, the things we buy and consume, a field study of a city.
His artworks are a comprehensive series of styles based on pop art photography with a clear concept. He focuses on staged photography - mainly still lifes, self-portraits and photographs telling a story.
My on-going series, Cohabitation, focus on the love relationship. I use haphazardly arranged daily supplies and overlooked details to build a psychological image of the intimate relationship between the possessors.
Two years ago I was invited to visit St. Petersburg Academy of Art, Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture. Behind the heavy doors I saw six-meter ceilings and walls that had not been restored for years.
The Panzudos represent the sins: the more sins a person has to expiate, the bigger and uglier his attire will be, the better to cure his sins. These figures herald the feast day of Our Lady of La Merced and accompany her, purifying themselves in the process.
In this photographic series it’s intend to show the subtle interaction of only two elements of nature, feathers and drops of water. It is the inherent ability of birds to repel water that keeps them dry, their feathers are naturally impermeable.
If I had to define in a single word what I am looking for, what I intend or, what I try to transmit with my images, that word would be "provoke". With that intention, I make them, each of my photos has a reason.
Shame was born one late afternoon in January, 2,maybe 3 years ago, in a room of a hotel in Budapest.For a long time it didn’t have any shape,even if its presence was there... Looking back at that time, i don’t see a title or existence, as if i fell into a trap,and got out again...
July 1969 - Lena and Denisa were enthusiastic and glued to the black and white TV watching the live broadcast of the Apollo 11 moonlanding... I don’t think there is a memory more burned into my brain than that of Apollo 11
The year of 2012 - a wave of fires swept through Ulyanovka, a small village in Leningrad oblast, Russia. The peak was in the first two years. According to official data in the period from 2012 to 2013, there occurred 90 fires, 32 of which were caused by arson.
“Truth is always stranger than fiction.” Looking and seeing, conjures intimacies in my glance narrowing the space between my consciousness and subconscious; attracting awareness without logical obstructions.
The antique sculpture, Rodin's statues, paintings are not exclusions. I thought it would make sense to paste stickers right away to keep purity of the photo and to obey the rules. That way it will offend nobody.
In "My Flesh's Nature", there is an explicitly claimed artistic and romantic approach, for which "beauty comes first" and which leads her to defend a photograph as an Art in its own right, and a tireless commitment to the protection of nature.
This unique series merges 160 years of history within one single image. Like normal “before/after” projects, the goal is to start from historical views of Geneva, Switzerland, retrieve the exact original point and take the actual picture.
Silent screams of OBLIVION They all went there very early each morning and we only saw them coming back late each night. The factory, this space and time where every day legions of fathers, brothers, neighbours, friends disappeared...
In this portfolio I draw inspiration from the art of minimalism.By using modern technology I have created photographs that are both true to the artist and the definition of minimalism but convey a modernist approach.
The In Dreams series plays with filmic and musical references adding layers of intangible meaning to the scene. The artificially lit room represents 21st century ideals and failures of the western society.
Face to FAITH Decades went by before I felt the need to enter a church again. Not that I have any bad memories of them, in fact my memories were pretty good and could be summed up in interminable laughter between friends during the Sunday mass under the red nose of the priest who had placed us there to keep an equally red eye on us.
A token is a fraction of the whole. It is not the original, and it will never be the original. It is a sliver, a moment in time, to stand-in for that which is irreplaceable. My art series “Token” was inspired by that definition.
These 14 ruined-by-time doors, suffering, aching, are becoming symbols of a journey - a Via Crucis of the Soul. Doors are seen as diaphragms to hide human miseries, although they are tending to a light of hope.
There are two Venices in the world: One is the floating city in Italy, the other is the palm tree-lined California beach. An extraordinary world in flux where the moody tides of fact and fiction converge.
This series symbolizes a metaphorical journey towards liberated living. The wolf within the work represents allegorically fear and the temptation to be driven by it allowing its control over our lives.
Scotland and the Environment is a conceptual series touching on a variety of contemporary issues facing Scotland today, such as plastic pollution, marine conservation, intensive agriculture and woodland protection.
There is a so-called “anti-extremist legislation” in Russia, which includes a number of laws and regulations. Blurred wording of articles allow authorities to use it to suppresses the freedom of speech and to pressure on the mass media and critically-minded citizens.