There’s nothing quite as striking as a perfectly poised photograph which actually pushes you to ask the question “so what’s all this about, then?” and photographer Francesca Ferrari’s brilliant work will make you ask nothing if not that.
Having studied both visual communication in Sydney and industrial design in Milan, her use of space borders on the meticulous, and, balanced with the visual ambiguity which occurs when faced with one of her images, makes for a very interesting viewer experience. Other projects include ambiguous looking objects poised against psychedelic backgrounds which have been coloured in with felt-tip pens, various shots of girls hiding behind things (a curtain, a plant, a newspaper) and an impressive selection of stones and rockery balanced on a bookshelf. As I said, “what’s this all about, then?” I don’t imagine that the magic starts to wear off once you find out.
- Berlin-based Cristóbal Schmal’s naive illustrations are an intriguing mix
- Here we go again, it's the Best of the Web! And the finest people to follow on social
- Odd character designs and snogging: we’re still digging the work of Dale Crosby-Close
- Tom Johnson's stunning new shoot of 12-year-old kickboxing champ “Tigger”
- Dark Igloo's deliciously digital branding for Giphy will “melt your face”
- July Diary: Where to go and what to see
- Don't Hug Me I'm Scared - an exclusive interview with Duck, Red Guy and Yellow Guy
- Oliver Curtis photographs the world’s most famous monuments, the wrong way round
- The Imperfection Booklets by O.OO explain the nuances of Risograph printing
- Pop, subcultures and the future of graphic design: an interview with Experimental Jetset
- June Korea’s photographic fantasy: one man’s relationship with his sex doll
- Laurina Paperina's dark, weird but charming work