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Photo Series #16: Assembly by Osamu Yokonami

Osamu Yokonami

Lives and works in Tokyo, Japan (b. 1967, Kyoto, Japan)

www.yokonamiosamu.jp

“I love incorporating nature in my photographs and leaving out man-made elements. Buildings and any other piece of architecture make it easy to identify what place you are looking at, but with nature it’s harder to guess. This allows me to work with an anonymous place. The subjects pop out more in a natural setting, too.” (Interview from Fotografia Magazine)

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Photo Series #15: RV Night by Frank Hallam Day

Frank Hallam Day

Lives and works in Washington

frankhday.com

“These images of RVs lodged deeply in night jungles suggest a humanity isolated from a dark, unpredictable nature. The powerful sense of displacement and alienation from the natural world conveys a relationship with nature in which something has gone very wrong. The occupants of these glowing ‘life support pods’ are hermetically sealed off from the natural world looming darkly just beyond. (…) The RVs are the night song of a dark American dream, lovely and glowing, yet somehow toxic and chilling.” *

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Photo Series #14: Echelle 1/1 by Cédric Delsaux

Cédric Delsaux

Lives and works in Paris (b. 1974, France).

www.cedricdelsaux.com

“The singular approach I use enable us to reconsider both the characters and the landscape in which they stand. By stepping on this white circular base, the bystanders encountered in the street instantly become figurines at scale 1. This base enables them to change status: from simple passerby they become the actors of a large ‘Comédie Humaine’ [human comedy].” (From Latestedebuch)

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