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.
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.
Still life can be a portal to a personal kind of history. In some ways it’s very intimate: the objects chosen by the Photographer reveal what they consider to be either of social or cultural importance, or of personal value to them.
The study of History has been presented as a model based on the narration of facts focused on dates. The Nouvelle Histoire emerged opposing this old model by accepting the challenge of focusing on ordinary individuals and putting a name and a face to those characters who had been cast into oblivion.
Dark side of the mind show the power of thoughts. Thoughts are powerful cosmic waves in the universal sea of energy we live in. They are amazing but if your thoughts tend to go stray they can also create problems.
Photography is combined with techniques based on the scripture of the blind: with projections, photographic interventions and installations, words and alphabetical eyes are formed from Braille and incorporated into material and photographic reality.
Quotidian Life “ Series “ Living in a great city, I was naturally driven to street photography and depicting the quotidian life in its simplest form. I admit being very audacious not necessarily following the rules surrounding this type of photography in the pure sense of its definition.
Today’s reality is guided by competition alongside the fierce longing to ascend into what many call paradise. But what lies in this pursuit are strangely manufactured channels of both sincerity and unsettling moments that make us question our ultimate wishes.
Anthropocene – human traces We were here… In this work I am addressing the imprint that humanity is leaving on planet Earth. Through combustion of fossil fuels (oil, gas, coal, etc), herding and agriculture, mining, water diversion, species extinction, deforestation, etc.
The missing forest It is not the forest of milk of Dylan Thomas nor the mysterious jungle of Emilio Salgari. It is – just and nothing less – a handful of twigs that the time dried and the eye finished to dissect and isolate, until they float in black chamber, turning them into ideograms of an underground pondering.
Abstraction is all around us in everyday life. It does not depict reality but lives within reality co- existing alongside us. In the empty space between objects and movement. In the texture of materials and light.
This is like a story that author wants to tell with the help of things. A story about someone or someone’s life - which was spied by Roman Zakrevsky. A life is like a frame that consists from different kind of stuff. Stuff like light, lines, person, colors, shapes - stuff that works with your eyes and your perception / imagination.
The body of work “Thou Art..,Will Give...’ is derived from the first Penitentiary in the United States. The Quakers started it because they believed they could reform people by putting them in solitaire for the full sentence and provide them with a Bible to give their Penitence. It was their grand experiment to try and help people. Obviously, it did not work.
Trauma This self-portrait series aims to explore the themes of brokenness, the struggles of loss and grief, the regrets of past decisions and my personal experiences with generational trauma and mental health struggles.
Olga Merrill lived and worked in Russia until March of 2013 when she came to Maine, USA and her life changed. At the end of 2015 her life changed even more – she got a gift – a photo camera and her view of the world became different through lens
This series deals with a notion of loss and absence. I photograph and through the act of capturing I isolate people and objects from time and space to show first of all inability photography to capture constant change and movement of reality.
In Imagine Magic I use found light and textures to make visible the dreamscapes hidden in everyday life. I often find myself moving through my daily routine without really observing my environment, particularly when I am at home.
In reaction to my father’s death, I use the camera to describe my inner emotions. I found myself entangled in a complex web of emotions and reactions. I felt disorientated, as if I had lost my place and purpose in life. I was living in a different world.
"Escape" is devoted to several years of my life when I did not want to deal with my feelings, being not ready to be sincere with myself. I've been working as a photographer for a magazine and a real estate company, riding my black Vespa through the city, videotaping a psychedelic metal band, and I was in love.
The world is a living and dead matter. Each matter has its central point. The most important place, like the core of the earth. The essence of seeing and understanding the world. Pleasure and wisdom. The focal point is energy, invisible to the eye.
As everybody knows, Photography is the art of ‘writing’ with light. What is written is what light can register: shapes, tones, things and people. In a word, Photography deals with what the philosopher Descartes called ‘extension’.
Natural, without complaisance, a heroine, conquering version, dreams of a masterly brush stroke, story to finish in beauty. Games of colours, aesthetic choices initiating a return of the sap and feelings.
There is nothing more beautiful and liberating than indulging in your (one’s) own pandemonium, nothing more reassuring of one’s existence, both spiritually and physically, and this belief of mine gave birth to this particular series.
My father once told me that my world is like a black and white image, but I guess my heart has found it ́s own colours. I began my Just Small Hiccups story after I moved back to my childhood home with my own family.
Often in life, it seems that we are in control of our activities, surroundings and we can plan, design and even produce accordingly. But with my experience of life, which I would not say differ by an extravagant amount than anyone of you
Reno embodies ideas of Western idealism, the frontier spirit, transience, and the gambler’s impulse to risk everything for the chance at a better life. It was founded as a toll, a passage across the Truckee River, and on silver from the Comstock Lode.
In 2016, I published my "Fireflies" work far the first time, in the form of a book, in an effort to describe the troubled time I was in. I found myself in the turmoil of a divorce, the separation from my son, a change of job, the move another place to live and efforts to adapt to this situation and pick up life.