02 May ARD 608- My surreal world -summary of the project
The project I present is a series of still lifes based on food products but immersed in a surreal world. While creating these still life compositions, I focused on keeping them still in the aesthetics of 16th and 17th-century painters, because they give me a sense of peace and order. It is a kind of illusion of controlling chaos. The main assumption was to show the food product as an artistic element of the composition, which is not immediately associated with consumption. I wanted such an element to suggest the philosophical aspects of passing, life, death, and rebirth. I wanted to show ancient knowledge and the superhuman laws of nature.
I was inspired by the works of Salvador Dali and René Magritte, and more by how they told their stories through surreal conventions.