Anamorposis is an illusion where a specific vantage point is needed for the image to come together. French artist Bernard Pras has made an art of assemblage. This, his latest piece, is a portrait of Malian actor Sotigui Kouyaté.
You can see it is composed of clothes, paint, wood, rubber, and other objects scraped together.
It's only when seen through his camera that the portrait comes together.
There are so many of these I've never heard of, let of tried. But I want to. Have any of you tried these?
Kite Aerial Photography is a surprisingly powerful way to capture intimate aerial photography.
A collaboration between Molotow Markers and Fierce Frog Films, brings us the calligraphy of Russian Pokras Lampas. Using script size and lettering density in response to the curves and contours of the models leads to some gorgeous patterns and gorgeous images.
See also The form of the Body and Sensual Silhouettes
James Mollison uses the power of series (and its inherent qualities of comparison, contrast, expectation and surprise ) to tell the very moving story of childhood around the world in his book Where Children Sleep.
“I hope the book gives a a glimpse into the lives some children are living in very diverse situations around the world; a chance to reflect on the inequality that exists, and realise just how lucky most of us in the developed world are,” says James.
Other series we've had on kids and schools around the world include: