ESCAPE FROM REALITY: THE PHOTOGRAPHY OF LISSY ELLE & SAMANTHA WOOD

THE PHOTOGRAPHIC ART JOINS WITH THE DANCE TO EXPLORE THE CONCEPTS OF GRAVITY AND REALISM. WE HAVE TO OPEN OUR EYES AND ENTER INTO A PHOTOGRAPHIC VISION WHERE ONLY THOSE WHO ARE GOOD TO DANCE ON A EDGE CAN BE A PART OF A MAGICAL STORY

Lissy Elle is a young Canadian photographer who fell in love with the camera at the age of thirteen. In her career she has focused on creating unique images to make her creations a show in the eyes of the viewer.

She never studied photography like a form of art, Lissy sets high standards for herself and chasing them, believing that photography should be created to cause the emotions, her images often represent figures in places and surreal positions to tell a story.

She plays with her photographic subjects that challenge the concepts of gravity, her work fascinate and takes us into a dream world. A photographer dreamer who tells great stories and shares with her camera her imagination and her vision of the world. “To forge, through art, a place for yourself in the world and fight tooth and nail to stay there.” (Lissy Elle)

Samantha Louise Taylor-Wood is a British artist and filmmaker. A conceptual artist that has worked in photography and film. She began to experiment with the art of photography in the nineties. In her photographs the focus is the exploration of the fracture between being and appearing in situations where the line between internal and external are in conflicts.

In her magnificent photographs examines the concept of the human figure, of our identity and the way we perceive ourselves in the world. Her camera is mainly focuses on herself and on characters in a simple portrait, exploring the concept of mental and physical tension.

The figures represented by the photographer are often presented in emotional states and in the middle of ambiguous locations. The dance is reviewed in a new photograph key to explore new surrealistic boundaries.