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Hybrid Garden 

Concept, Art direction, Photography
Eindhoven, 2017

 

 

Garden is a fascinating meeting humans and nature. Nature is by essence wild and free, humans have the basic instinct of wanting to control and order their surrounding.

 

Through this  series of Hybrids I wanted to express this paradoxical cohabitation, pushing the idea with humour to it’s limits.Those four objects each tell a different story.

Flower Sunshade .Camouflage Golfball . Scarecrow Birdhouse  . Nature Birdcage

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Flower Sunshade

It  carefully covers flowers and "protects" them from sun and rain, killing them slowly. This idea is symbolic of human's desire to claim beauty, destroying it in the process. Our ignorance of nature's complexity makes our relationship clumsy and destructive.

 

 

Camouflage Golfball

It prevents birds from stealing the shiny white balls from the golf course. With this simple solution, golfers now desperately look for their golfballs in the grass.​

 

 

Scarecrow Birdhouse

The Scarecrow birdhouse, looking up to the sky, naively awaits for clever birds

to take shelter in its head​.

 

 

Nature Birdcage

The Nature Birdcage surrounds the branch of a tree, imprisoning a bird in its natural habitat. It's unnatural shape made out of wires is in perfect discordance with its surroundings, cutting the bird from all freedom.  

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