The disturbing paintings of Kazuhiro Hori

Kazuhiro Hori was born in Japan in 1969. He graduated from Kanazawa College of Art. Having made painting his main discipline, he portrays a certain nightmare vision of adolescence in his troubling works. The surrealist paintings of the Japanese artist depict young girls in colorful[...]

The dreaming pilots of Xiaoxiao Xu

Born in Wenzhou in 1984 and living in the Netherlands since 1999, Xiaoxiao Xu is a photographer particularly interested in the surrealist aspect of life. During the year 2015, the photographer became the visual witness of an unexpected utopia. In isolated places in China, farmers[...]

Craig Burrows' fluorescent plants

Craig Burrows is a 29 year old American photographer. Through his photographic work, he experiments the UVIVF (ultraviolet-induced visible fluorescence) process, which captures light waves that are invisible for us. Although the result seems surreal, the subject and the colors are very real. Through this[...]

Photographic series MESA by Kim Høltermand

Kim Holtermand is a photographer born in Copenhagen in 1977 specialized in architecture and landscape' pictures. He deliberately chooses to create a cold and dehumanized atmosphere of buildings and their surroundings in order to recurrently work on the loneliness emotion. In a highly connected world,[...]

SWISS photographic series of Kim Høltermand

Kim Holtermand is a photographer born in Copenhagen in 1977 specialized in architecture and landscape' pictures. He deliberately chooses to create a cold and dehumanized atmosphere of buildings and their surroundings in order to recurrently work on the loneliness emotion. In a highly connected world,[...]

Dream Diary by Vaka Valo

By taking out of context and re-appropriating technical illustration, Vaka Valo proposes a Dream Diary series started in 2012. Illustrations from old instruction manuals are cut out, scanned and assembled with other images. Once printed, the images are hand' retouched. Decontextualized and reworked, these technical images[...]

Photographic dreams of Willem Douven

Willem Douven is a self-taught photographer who lives and works in Belgium. Last year, he produced two series, Arboretum Bokrijk and Extraterrestre. His images, which bares a strong graphic evocation, represent landscapes. But it is framing and general atmosphere captured by Willem Douven that give a general[...]

Sandy Skoglund surreal worlds

Sandy Skoglund was born in Weymouth, Massachusetts in 1946 and studied studio art and art history at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts from 1964-68. She then went on to graduate school at the University of Iowa in 1969 where she studied filmmaking, intaglio printmaking, and[...]
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Animated poems by Yukai Du

Yukai Du comes from Guangzhou (China). Graduated from the Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, she lives and works today in London. Her artworks are a mix between flat images and animation. The gifs presented are a first series of ten images entitled[...]

Tokyo Dreams by Nicholas Barker

In may 2013, British director Nicholas Barker, known for his commercial video, introduced Tokyo Dreams, an experimental ten minutes video about sleeping commuters on the Tokyo subway. With its highly formal ‘photographic’ film style and extremely high production values, Tokyo Dreams starts from a very[...]
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