Found and discarded materials are given new life in a sculptural embodiment of the Japanese philosophies of Kintsugi and Wabi-Sabi.
“We are inhabiting the aftermath of our negligence to the environment, inexorably intertwining the signification of landscape with contemporary threats.”
Using the crudest and earliest form of cameraless photography, she documents ambiguous forms made out of plastic removed from the environment.
Her work is deeply related to her own journey through the storms of life, acting as a tool for emotional release and a means of finding substance in a world that can seem empty and vapid.
Norwegian photographer Vilde Rolfsen extracts beauty from discarded plastic bags while raising awareness about throw-away culture.
Each trail is composed of thousands of bites taken over a period of months as the larva grows and matures.
Rodriguez’s acrylic paintings draw influence from the concept of a “Tangled Bank”, which Charles Darwin introduced in “On The Origin of Species” in 1859.
Urban ecologist and graphic designer Zuri Camille de Souza focuses on ecological hegemony and natural subversion in the metropolis of Istanbul.
Italian photographer Luca Tombolini ponders human consciousness and the cosmos, through the practice of large scale landscape photography.
“It becomes possible to get lost in a still image, and hopefully experience the sense of calm, stillness and wonder I experienced as I created these photographs.”