Rosanna Webster’s Tribalism series is a response to primitive beliefs in a fluidity between human and animal forms, and therianthropes. In many early hunter gatherer societies animals were seen as messengers between worlds with costumes and ritual used to aid spiritual practice. The images here were inspired by the idea that through animal costume and imitation spiritual transgression could occur.
York Christoph Riccius’ work is proof that commercial photography doesn’t have to be dull and boring. York photographs for some of the worlds biggest brands and manages to push the boundaries of what corporate America will accept for their campaigns.
Japanese artist Yoshihiko Satoh’s takes mass produced musical instruments and stretches, enlarges, manipulates, and contorts them into objects that unleash the energey residing in their function and shape.
Helmut Palla blurs the lines between innovative furniture and art with his chair sculptures. Some of these objects look like you could sit on them but why would you when you could sit on the floor and stare at them instead?