michele durazzi's surreal cityscapes juxtapose nature and architecture
 
michele durazzi's surreal cityscapes juxtapose nature and architecture
jun 10, 2015

michele durazzi's surreal cityscapes juxtapose nature and architecture


michele durazzi’s surreal cityscapes juxtapose nature and architecture

all images courtesy of michele durazzi

 

 

 

florence-based artist michele durazzi has brought together a series of surreal cityscapes, designed to highlight the continual and sometimes unorthodox engagement between nature and building.

 

conceived as ‘storytelling through the architectural detail’, durazzi’s work exists at the junction of fiction and fantasy, where impossible structures exist alongside familiar landscapes and scenes. the artist’s digital ‘trip within surreal minimalism’ sees the image’s genuineness explored through a human occupation that also determines the scale and vastness of the particular scenario. consequently, the viewer is required to bridge gaps in cognitive thought, as if to compensate for a premeditated area of partial blindness.

michele durazzi surreal cityscapes juxtapose nature and architecture
the ‘trip within surreal minimalism’ sees the image’s genuineness explored through human occupation

michele durazzi surreal cityscapes juxtapose nature and architecture
the work is designed to highlight the unorthodox engagement between nature and building

michele durazzi surreal cityscapes juxtapose nature and architecture
durazzi’s work exists at the junction of fiction and fantasy

michele durazzi surreal cityscapes juxtapose nature and architecture
individual figures determine the scale and vastness of the particular scenario

michele durazzi surreal cityscapes juxtapose nature and architecture
a textured façade implies an organic tactility 

michele durazzi surreal cityscapes juxtapose nature and architecture
the surreal cityscapes include an aerial view of a circular swimming pool 

michele durazzi surreal cityscapes juxtapose nature and architecture
in the place of a bridge, the highway goes temporaily beneath the water’s surface

michele durazzi surreal cityscapes juxtapose nature and architecture
a lone figure on a bench sits in front of a ridged spherical structure 

michele durazzi surreal cityscapes juxtapose nature and architecture
a vortex appears at the center of this public square

michele durazzi surreal cityscapes juxtapose nature and architecture
a distinctively clad elevation is reflected in the adjacent water 

  • is his work available for purchase? If so where? otherwise is there contact information for the photographer?

    thx

    JOSE says:
  • Beautiful. Lovely compositions.
    Thanks

    Ron Smith says:

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