Upside Town I

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  • Initially Inspired by the movie Inception this set features photos that are a bit different, the dream is real!  Most recently Architectual Deconstructivism has interested me in that it is a development of postmodern architecture that began in the late 1980s. It is characterized by ideas of fragmentation, an interest in manipulating ideas of a structure's surface or skin, non-rectilinear shapes which serve to distort and dislocate some of the elements of architecture, such as structure and envelope. The finished visual appearance of buildings that exhibit the many deconstructivist "styles" is characterized by a stimulating unpredictability and a controlled chaos.  In these pieces i deconstruct and reconstruct photographs for a new visual reality.

    I have always been drawn to architecture, being seduced by complex structures for a long time, going back to my time as a Fine Art student. It wasn’t until 2010 when I visited New York City that I realized what potential I could tap into regarding my own photography.  As a street photographer who fuses the street with a cinematic feel, the city and its architecture just blew me away. Recently I have just discovered the work of Kawahara Kazuhiko a Japanese Architect and photographer along with the Vortograph photography movement (1917).  Like me Kawahara Kazuhiko uses architecture and the city as a source of inspiration for his kaleidoscopic images.

    This is just the start of an interesting journey of deconstructivism photography!