Photographer-Artist Jeff Cowen spoke about his work and his approach to art in a conversation recorded at Michael Werner Kunsthandel in Köln Germany, March 2012. Cowen makes original mural-size, sculptural, painterly photographic works that are visually stunning and beautiful — and they defy easy categorization.
Art Historian Jennifer Crowley and Lens Culture Director Jim Casper conducted the on-stage interview.
This project aims to challenge the perception of slums as dens of poverty and despair and to highlight the critical truth that, irrespective of a person's place of residence, all people have the same basic needs, hopes and fears.
, a neuroscientist and avid art photographer, composes beautiful yet disturbing still life images with biological specimens set in surreal anachronistic scenes.