Two women in white workwear and caps are busy unloading a van of its cargo of full moons. One of them, standing on a stool, applies herself to hang one of the night stars in the celestial body. This fantastic and yet so realistic scene comes straight from the incredible imagination of Erik Johansson. Inspired by painters such as Magritte, Dali, Rob Gonsalves and Man Ray’s photograms, the young Swedish photographer plays with perspectives and light. Using his photographic equipment and image editing software, he creates a dreamlike universe, sometimes scary, sometimes full of humor and poetry. “Unlike traditional photography,...
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