luca meneghel re-envisions fashion in surreal photography series
luca meneghel re-envisions fashion in surreal photography series luca meneghel re-envisions fashion in surreal photography series
sep 29, 2016
luca meneghel re-envisions fashion in surreal photography series


 

luca meneghel is an italian photographer who specializes in fashion and advertising shoots. his latest work  ‘like dust, i rise’ is a surreal and androgynous photo series that offers new interpretations to the language of fashion. set among large white marble blocks, the photographs include a single model with gray-scale and minimalist clothing. the final images offer dream-like and abstract impressions to the observer.

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model gracefully blends in with her surroundings
all images © luca meneghel 

 

 

 

in this series, luca meneghel introduces two different visual experiences: unity and contrast. in several shots the model appears to blend perfectly with the white setting, reflecting purity and lightness. in others, the woman’s darker outfits against the marble stones create clear opposition and intensity. 

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opposites: dark/light, horizontal/vertical

 

 

 

both unity and contrast are expressed by abstracting the context through a ‘no-gender’ clothing style and uniform background. in other words, meneghel translates fashion into an ultimate art form with no socially defined concepts of ‘masculine’ or ‘feminine’.

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androgynous clothing style is emphasized in the photo series

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monochrome outfits against the white landscape create a surreal effect

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close up: model in dark gray-scale tones

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breaking the monotony of whiteness and geometry with darker hues

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lightness and purity are reflected by the model’s outfit against the background

 

 

project info:

 

model: angela xu
stylist: maria bernardi
mua: ingrid blasbichler

 

 

designboom has received this project from our ‘DIY submissions‘ feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication. see more project submissions from our readers here.

 

edited by: lea zeitoun | designboom

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