His works are characterized by a certain syncretism, both in the method and materials used. Sculpture, photography, drawing, video and performance are used independently as well as together to create installations where interaction and exploration are essential. With his work, Javier Pérez reveals his inquiries and reflections on mankind, using a language full of intense metaphor and imbued with a strong symbolism. His works contain an intrinsic dialectic, showing how weak can be the boundary between concepts seemingly opposite such as the natural and the cultural, the inside and the outside or life and death.
Douglas D. Prince: I’m looking for things that I haven’t seen before
“My creative evolution in photography is driven by my observations, my response to the environment, seeing things, and a need to manifest this vision into a tangible form. Another motivation is my curiosity about image processes and how these processes affect my perceptions.
I’ve been working to build a personal vision where craft and content fuse, teaching me to see the world photographically. Photography is the tool I use to search my environment. For me, the medium is as important as the content in making an image and it is an integral part of the image making process. I have explored traditional and alternative processes with the same passion that I‘ve explored my environment.
Melissa Cookeartist on tumblr
Melissa Cooke was featured previously on EK back in September 2010 for her awesome graphite on paper works, and today she’s back with newer works since then. If any artist out there has ever used graphite before, then you’ll know how much skill and patience one needs to manipulate and control it as a medium.
Nature Sound Form Wave by Anna Marinenko
While sitting at the riverside and watching its opposing coast, Anna Marinenko noticed that a line of reeds reflected in the water looked aesthetically similar to what she sees in music. The Ukrainian-based designer then made the visual connection between sound waves and nature; this discovery lead her to crafting the beautiful series entitled Nature Sound Form Wave
We Go to the Gallery, Miriam Ella, 2012