Sydney-based photographer Daniel Shipp fosters a renewed appreciation for traditionally under-appreciated plants. Collecting a variety of foliage, culturally designated as “weeds,” Shipp then shoots them in dioramas using effects techniques developed for early cinema as a way of showcasing their unique beauty and knack for survival. See more images and a video about the project below.
Australian photographer Murray Fredericks uses mirrors to further reflect the landscape and help focus our attention away from ourselves. See more images from “Vanity” below or on display at Hamiltons Gallery in London until June 14.
Gorgeous new drawings and paintings from our buddy, Melbourne-based artist Sam Yong. His show “Ritual” features animals and insects but draws from the rituals of human life surrounding birth, death, grief, consumption, mating, and courtship. The exhibition opens at BeinArt Gallery on May 6th. Have a look at a bunch of images below.
Adelaide, Australia-based artist Joshua Smith constructs a miniature version of a dilapidated building, down to the finest detail. See more images below.