• Wearable Sculptures Blend Humans into Surrounding Landscapes in Photographs by Nordic Artists

    2 years ago - By Colossal

    “Brit”. All images © Karoline Hjorth and Riitta Ikonen, shared with permission
    Norwegian-Finnish artist duo Karoline Hjorth and Riitta Ikonen bring a folklore-inspired vision to the relationship between humans and nature. The majority of their subjects are elders who often have a deeper connection to the lands they inhabit, work on, or cultivate.
    In 2011, the pair started an imaginative series called Eyes as Big as Plates as a contemporary exploration of characters from Nordic folklore. Their photographic odyssey across 15 countries and creation of more than 100 portraits evolved into a...
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