Marius Tegethoffs photography explores physical self-resemblance of existence. Originated in altitudes of up to 40000 feet, far away from any human trace, his monumental yet subtle skyscapes explore the relativity of dimensions and the absoluteness of proportions: Even in the vastness of statospheric infinity one might find strong resemblances to maritime, terrestrial, or microscopic structures. All pictures are taken using classic analog technology -- the outer world leaves its mark on medium-format photographic film without further processing, optimization, or composing. This process of poetic vulnerability, becoming increasingly rare in the digital age, is part of Tegethoff's concept of authentic purity. Similar to the meditative horizons of Hiroshi Sugimoto or even the seascapes paintings of Gerhard Richter, Tegethoff's unique pictoral language creates a beauty of subtle ambiguity in a world of light, air, water, and ice.
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