The human condition; Maya by Gavin Libotte

I like to explore the human condition and our relationship to the world around us. The world is multidimensional and we exist not just in a physical space. My images explore our relationship with the physical and spiritual layers of the world. The fragile human essence is at play with the many layers of existence.

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I like to explore the human condition and our relationship to the world around us.

The world is multidimensional and we exist not just in a physical space. My images explore our relationship with the physical and spiritual layers of the world. The fragile human essence is at play with the many layers of existence. Something we don’t understand but we are committed to moving through the unseen challenges that lay ahead. Maya in Indian Sanskrit means illusion. The world that we see and live in does not exist in the first place. Maybe it is all a dream. The world in the past does not exist at this moment and the world today will not exist in the future. The world is nothing but a fleeting appearance.

Using ICM ( intentional camera movement and flash I can freeze the subjects in layers of movement. The still subject is the unchanging permanent soul and the blurred outside layers represent the fleeting for ever changing illusion of the world that is impermanent.

About Gavin Libotte

Gavin Rene Libotte is an Australian photographer born in Kent Sussex England in 1969 and is currently based in Sydney. He studied Graphic Design, Fine Art and Jazz Guitar in Perth Western Australia. He started photography as a teenager using film while studying graphic design. After a long break he started using i Phones to make images and then went on to use Fuji and Ricoh cameras on the streets. Gavin is a fulltime musician and educator and has recently started working as a commercial photographer part time while spending the rest of his time working on his fine art street photography. Gavin is influenced by painters such as Gorgio De Chirico, Jeffery Smart and Caravaggio. His photographic influences include Ray K Metzker, Trent Parke and Alex Webb. He discovered that the practice of photography is in alignment with his meditation routine and can be used to help focus the mind and live in the present moment. Gavin is currently working on some street photography projects and is showing his work in several International Group exhibitions.

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