The Force of Nature series is comprised of mosaics of closely cropped photos of the body layered with found photos of natural disasters. Natural disasters are used as a way of expressing forces out of our control, while body parts express the personal and visceral. Together these combined images explore themes of chaos and control, love and loss, inner turmoil and outer calm, exposure and concealment. When viewed from a distance, these images are experienced as one thing, and yet another when viewed up close.
— Marcella S. Davis
explores the dominance of media screens in contemporary life, and her images also refer to the narcissistic self-awareness expressed on social networks and the current approach to quick, light mobile photography that affects our visual culture.
This series of close-up photos of very diverse forms of hard coral reveals fascinating, colorful graphical patterns, which are in fact colonies of tiny little living organisms. In the words of the photographer: "The more we are aware, the more we will care."
Drawing on the centuries-long tradition of portraying agriculture in a heroic light, these photographs celebrate the intimate and spiritual practices of modern-day local farmers.