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Richard Mosse The Enclave image Safe from Harm

Surreal landscapes and war – the arresting images of Richard Mosse

Although not intentional, I seem to be having a bit of an African photographic moment. Hot on the heels of yesterday’s posting is yet another on photography and Africa. This time it is the arresting images of New York based photographer Richard Mosse. In 2010, Irish-born Mosse created a series of photographs that investigated conflict […] Read more…

Photographic digital collage by Ruud van Empel

Digital collages – artworks by Ruud van Empel

I’m in love with these images by Dutch artist, Ruud van Empel. The plants, the colours and those … oh so gorgeous children. Black children in European middle-class attire from the 1960s stand bold and wide-eyed surrounded by green and lush tropical plants. Staring straight ahead, the childrens’ faces are expressionless. They look real, albeit […] Read more…

Daisy loves board 2

Daisy loves #2

I never cease to be amazed at what some creative people dream up.  For the second Daisy Loves post, I have curated a board of images that inspire me anew every time I see them.  Ranging from the small and exquisite embroidered and crochet leaves by Susanna Bauer through to Tokujin Yoshioka’s large billowing cloud […] Read more…

Paper art of Erwina Zi

The paper art of Erwina Ziomkowska

Employing a number of methods such as piercing, scratching and grooving, Polish artist Erwina Ziomkowska creates art using just paper and pins. Beautiful and delicate, these “works refer directly to the monotony and long-term changes that underlie the relationship of repetition”. What can I say? I am in awe of her patience for painstakingly transforming […] Read more…

grass portrait by Ackroyd and Harvey

Grass Art

A while ago I chanced upon the living grass portraits and art installations of Heather Ackroyd and Dan Harvey (Ackroyd & Harvey) who work at the intersection of photography, biology and architecture to create complex and unique photographs using grass grown from seed. Exposing plots of seedling grass to light through a custom-made negative, the […] Read more…