luca tombolini captures the vast optical desert of america's west
 

luca tombolini captures the vast optical desert of america's west

photographer luca tombolini has captured more flawless landscapes – the next chapter in his LS series designboom reported on earlier this yearlike his previous work, LS X demonstrates tombilini’s habitual practice, using photography to establish a connection with the landscapes he embarks on, an external investigation that often exposes the clashes between the majesty and spirituality of sceneries, and the values of contemporary society.

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LS X #16, 2017

 

 

in his bid to understand his surroundings tombolini welcomes a phase of introspection, unclouded by connections to society and everyday life. tombolini describes his process of capturing images as extremely slow and meditative, relying unconsciously on the navigation of his vision and emotions.

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LS X #03, 2017

 

 

taking a long time to travel is essential to reverting back to a more essential state of mind,’ tombilini explains.when there I’m facing basic life needs and slowly drift back to our primeval link with nature.

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LS X #32, 2017

 

 

in this next chapter tombolini embarks on a photographic journey to the deep west of the united states. photographs displayed are drum scanned and printed using a lightjet.

luca tombolini ls x ls series designboom
LS X #17, 2017

luca tombolini ls x ls series designboom
LS X #152, 2017

luca tombolini ls x ls series designboom
LS X #122, 2017

luca tombolini ls x ls series designboom
LS X #40, 2017

luca tombolini ls x ls series designboom
LS X #79, 2017

luca tombolini ls x ls series designboom
LS X #77, 2017

luca tombolini ls x ls series designboom
LS X #83, 2017

luca tombolini ls x ls series designboom
LS X #14, 2017

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LS X #59, 2017

 

 

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: kieron marchese | designboom

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