We Get Our Foto Fix: Marco Castelli
Marco Castelli is a fine art photographer living in Florence, Italy. His otherworldly studies of the growths in petri dishes are like little planets floating against a starry sky. Aptly titled – “A Micro Odyssey” – they are gorgeous and enchanting galaxies in black and white.
The Installation Art of Bernard Pras
French artist Bernard Pras creates fantastical found-object installations which are also optical illusions. Sometimes called “anamorphic”, the intended final image can only be seen through a particular device or from a particular vantage point. Otherwise, they just look like a huge pile of junk. See his completed Dali (above) and the entire installation, (below.)
The Surreal Collages of Rocio Montoya
Rocio Montoya‘s surreal collages have a delicate hand with a clean eye for design – each image plays with perceptions, emotions, transformation and environmental impact. Rocio is a photographer, graphic designer and editor based in Madrid, Spain. Her strongest works are these collages which use her own portrait photography as a base to create “experimental” portraits. The human body in synergy with nature, the female figure and the loss of identity are the conceptual basis of her work.
Stumbled on Franz’s work while updating the Eclectix event calendar with his upcoming show, Hapenis - at Project One. These are beautiful photographic montages, set-up scenes and seductive tableaus. His works can be a little X-rated, but very beautifully so, mixing …
Eclectix was able to ogle the new show of Tom Chambers photo-montages Entropic Kingdom and strongly recommend this captivating show. His images are like fairy tales, with a bit of Pre-Rahaelite and Alfred Hitchcock. Seamless incarnations of elaborate set-up …