New CameraSelfies ®
What would happen if a camera decided to take a selfie? I took this idea as the starting point for my project CameraSelfies® whose first part has been recently featured in the photography section of Behance. I produce intimate “self-portraits” giving personalities to the devices behind the selfie phenomenon.
An important aspect for this project is the still very vivid “selfiemania”; therefore CameraSelfies® is also meant as a reference (or better, caricature) towards this trend. Whilst virtually everybody is capturing themselves to prove they are still existing, not forgotten and in a preferably good shape I use this obsessive selfie trend to make those cameras aware of themselves as well as the public.
And, yes, CameraSelfies® should not only be taken as nice depictions of old but nice gear; it also claims to highlight that part of our modern culture (the selfie hype) we all engage in because everyone else does.
If you look at my series closer you will see that I captured them with all their flaws, scratches and bumps they received over the time... on background of contemporary wallpapers from their time period.
More details @ cameraselfies.com as well as jfnovotny.com
Every CameraSelfie® is available as limited and open editions at SaatchiArt, Artsy or Werkladen.
Thank you very much for your attention!