marc da cunha lopes: vertebrata
marc da cunha lopes: vertebrata marc da cunha lopes: vertebrata
jun 19, 2011

marc da cunha lopes: vertebrata

‘vertebrata’ by marc da cunha lopes image © marc da cunha lopes

‘vertebrata’ by paris-based photographer marc da cunha lopes is a series of images depicting skeletons of questionable origins in a variety of domestic and human settings. arranged to carry a solemn and often pensive look, the bones are shown as the sole subject of a seemingly abandoned world. careful use of light and colour palette lends the tableaus an unexpected sense of drama and character. at once imaginative and delightfully weird, the collection of photographs breaths life and emotion into the inanimate creatures, giving them a narrative that dabbles with the notions of loss and emptiness.

image © marc da cunha lopes

image © marc da cunha lopes

image © marc da cunha lopes

image © marc da cunha lopes

image © marc da cunha lopes

image © marc da cunha lopes

image © marc da cunha lopes

image © marc da cunha lopes

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  • Creepily awesome

    gregfrancey says:
  • very funny. great idea, love ti

    tbrady says:
  • The scale is progressively more menacing as the photos progress- a lovely, creepy harrowing narrative. Pretty brilliant.

    adorescared says:
  • Fabulous. Accessible. Mesmerizing. Leaves the viewer amused and allows for a multitude of interpretations.

    savannahjones says:
  • Very dark but I love it for reasons that escape me.

    sawyer p says:
  • More to add . . . Don’t be insulted Marc, but these would make GREAT ads – on a a par with the AFLAC duck used a million different ways for ads on American TV selling insurance. All you need is a peculiar chirp or peep to animate them. Pixar might love them to?

    savannahjones says:
  • creeeeeeeeepy

    mw says:
  • Great work. Hope to see you in Portugal.

    João Coelho says:

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