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
With beads, colored thread and scissors, French photographer
A conceptual series about the aftermath of the earthquake, tsunami, nuclear disaster, and the blossoming of cherry trees in Japan.
With an amazing archive of photographs that span the globe and the past 125 year, the anniversary issue ofreminds us that "a photograph has the power to do infinitely more than document. It can transport us to unseen worlds."