jey alonso creates saturated architecture in surreal photography series
 

jey alonso creates saturated architecture in surreal photography series

for his latest project, architect and photographer jey alonso has given a surreal twist to a series of known, and not-so-known, buildings across europe. the minimal and heavily saturated snapshots offer a different view from reality and intend to highlight the urban structures that mostly go unnoticed by everyday passersby.

jey alonso creates saturated architecture in surreal photography series designboom

reflection II, istanbul, turkey 

all images © jey alonso

 

 

from istanbul’s famous hagia sophia to an unknown mcdonald’s sign in bulgaria, the series by alonso provides a vivid interpretation of the city and of the sky. by transforming the architectural elements and sky into colorful shades of magenta, green and yellow, the images effectively propose that our built environments can serve as a canvas for art. in short, the photographer takes everyday urban dialogues and turns them into something surprising and new. 

jey alonso creates saturated architecture in surreal photography series designboom

hyacinthum I, sofia, bulgaria

 

 

jey alonso is a young architect and photographer specializing in minimalist and surrealist architecture. he currently collaborates as a permanent artist in the art galleries artig gallery, 1stdibs and saisho art since 2019 and galería artevistas since 2015. in addition, in 2019 he founded and opened his website and online photography shop, where he exposes his latest creations.

jey alonso creates saturated architecture in surreal photography series designboom

chameleon II, santiago de compostela, spain

jey alonso creates saturated architecture in surreal photography series designboom

caledonite I, venice, italy

jey alonso creates saturated architecture in surreal photography series designboom

cake, bilbao, spain

jey alonso creates saturated architecture in surreal photography series designboom

glass II, helsinki, finland

jey alonso creates saturated architecture in surreal photography series designboom

limbo I, aarhus, denmark

jey alonso creates saturated architecture in surreal photography series designboom

junk food I, bulgaria

jey alonso creates saturated architecture in surreal photography series designboom

rex I, helsinki, finland

jey alonso creates saturated architecture in surreal photography series designboom

turnedo I, milan, italy

jey alonso creates saturated architecture in surreal photography series designboom

botryoidal I, helsinki, finland

jey alonso creates saturated architecture in surreal photography series designboom

wintergreen candy, helsinki, finland

 

 

project info:

 

project type: photography series

photography: jey alonso

 

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: lynne myers | designboom

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