Cabinet of Curiosities In the fall, trees lose their insect-gnawed leaves. Contorted by the summer sun, they inspired this series of photographs of fantastic insects, animals and demons. This collection of curiosities is a journey into the bizarre — in which pareidolia, and its optical illusions, produce phantasmagorical imagery and hidden messages. Surrealist theory is an underlying theme in my photography. I am attracted to the wonderful and the strange, in nature, man, objects, situations and art. I highlight the extraordinary and the unsettling, as a path to transcending reality. Strangeness, in our environment, as in art, sparks strong feelings...
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