Concept, Art direction, Photography
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
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.
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.
The Scarecrow birdhouse, looking up to the sky, naively awaits for clever birds
to take shelter in its head.
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.