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Mat Hennek – ‘Woodlands’

Mat Hennek‘s series ‘Woodlands‘ – special spaces of silence.

‘In Woodlands Mat Hennek presents genuine portraits of trees, the results of numerous hikes through various forests in Europe and the USA… He removes spatial landmarks, alternately erasing the ground and horizon to unhinge any sense of direction. Light and shadow, pattern and structure build up to an impressionistic hymn—infinite, without a center, without beginning or end.’

Mat Hennek, Woodlands, photography

Mat Hennek – Woodlands

 

Available as a photo book published by Steidl.

Watch also this interview with the artist to learn more about the idea behind the project

 

Colonel Mervyn O’Gorman – ‘Christina in red’

Colonel Mervyn O’Gorman‘s series ‘Christina in red‘ – serene, almost surreal reality.

Mervyn O’Gorman was not a photographer. He was an electrical engineer and worked for cabling companies but devoted his free time to his hobby – the photography. And he made great images – red colour, narrow depth of field, long exposure, subdued natural tones of the background…

These images from a series ‘Christina’ were made in 1913 and for about a century the identity of the girl remained unknown. It was supposed she was his daughter but turned out that she was a daughter of a close friend. Her name was really Christina Elizabeth Frances Bevan, born in Harrow, London, on 8 March, 1897 and died in 1981.

Colonel Mervyn O'Gorman, Christina, photography, autochrome

Colonel Mervyn O’Gorman – Christina.

 

Kacper Kowalski – ‘Side Effects’

Kacper Kowalski‘s series ‘Side Effects

Polish ex-architect, now photographer Kacper Kowalski, using the graphic unusual patterns and geometries that an aerial perspective can offer, created abstract portraits of the environment in searching of his answer to the question what it actually means to us humans.

Kacper Kowalski, Side Effects, photography, aerial photography

Kacper Kowalski – Side Effects

 

Arne Svenson – ‘The Neighbours’

Arne Svenson‘s series ‘The Neighbours‘ – puzzling, endearing, theatrical. With his aesthetic sense, the photographer turned his bird watching telephoto to his Manhattan neighbours and viewed them from the perspective of social anthropology, he created an eclectic project.

Arne Svenson, The Neighbours, photography

Arne Svenson – The Neighbours

 

Some of the neighbors were not pleased with this activity so they sued him but the court upheld this sort of thing as covered under First Amendment guaranteeing free speech and it does not need consent to be made or sold.

 

Myoung Ho Lee – ‘Tree’

Myoung Ho Lee‘ s “Tree” – a beautiful meditation exploring ideas on nature, art, reality and how we perceive the world.

We are accustomed to perceiving trees as an everyday form but South Korean artist Myoung Ho Lee show us how to appreciate their aesthetic. With a 4×5 camera and a blank canvas behind diverse species of real trees, he separated them from the environment and framed them in a space to allow us to concentrate fully at their beauty in details.

Myoung Ho Lee, Tree, photography

Myoung Ho Lee – Tree

 

Ellie Davies – ‘Between the Trees’

Ellie Davies‘s series ‘Between the Trees‘ in searching the answer ‘What is a forest?’

“A forest is a meeting place between those who enter it and something unnameable and attendant… Something intangible and within touching distance. Neither silent nor audible… The mist fills the gaps to draw us into the spaces between.”

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Ellie Davies – Between the Trees

 

Laurent Chéhère – ‘Flying Houses’

Laurent Chéhère series ‘Flying Houses‘ is inspired by a poetic vision of old Paris, mainly by its poor and cosmopolitan neighborhoods. The author isolates these buildings of their urban context and releases them from the anonymity of the street to tell the life, the dreams and the hopes of these inhabitants.He gives some keys, but these flying houses remain open to the interpretation, it’s finally the observer who will make his own way.

Laurent Chéhère, Flying Houses, photography, photomontage

Laurent Chéhère – Flying Houses