The Body as Dream series
is based on the certainty
that our reality exists
because we’ve given it a name,
that our representation of the world
is as important
as its existence a priori
and that we,
along with the world we’re a part of,
are defined by our words.
is a continual repetition of words
which form an entirety
of illegible signs
that envelop the skin,
cover and replace it.
Light or ponderous, winking or solemn,
all of these images represent
the same curious astonishment
at what we are.
— Marco Ambrosi and Monica Dengo
Editor's Note: You can listen to photographer Marco Ambrosi speaking about his work in a four-minute audio interview with Jim Casper.
After working in near obscurity for 30 years,
Portraits of singular people who gather at a lotus pond in a small park in Tokyo. 3rd Prize Winner, LensCulture Portrait Awards 2014.
Using folk tales as inspiration,creates staged photos of a very young real-life mother and her daughter, as they grow up together.
prepares Bento lunches for herself and her husband every day, and she photographs them, since they really are visual works of art, too.