Intriguing new project from the mysterious and wonderful Thomas Albdorf

Date
25 April 2013
Reading Time
1 minute read

Thomas Albdorf (strong name) from Vienna was one of our Students of the Month back in January 2011 when he blew us away with his mystic photographs of shapes in odd environments. Now he’s back with this bountiful, extensive project entitled Former Writer, Part 1: Colour on Surface that explores his teenage habit of graffitiing anything that stayed still long enough to be spray-painted.

Here’s what Thomas has to say about it: “Former Writer, Part 1: Colour on Surface forms the first part of an ongoing series that integrates graffiti-related methods into my photographic and sculptural work. I investigate the relationship between pre-photographic painterly and sculptural interventions and their post-photographic digital equivalents, as well as the connection between spontaneous arrangements in public spaces and compositions staged in the studio that echo the works created outside.”

Keep going, Thomas! We’re officially committed fans of your work.

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Thomas Albdorf: Former Writer, Part 1: Colour on Surface

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Thomas Albdorf: Former Writer, Part 1: Colour on Surface

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Thomas Albdorf: Former Writer, Part 1: Colour on Surface

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Thomas Albdorf: Former Writer, Part 1: Colour on Surface

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Thomas Albdorf: Former Writer, Part 1: Colour on Surface

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Thomas Albdorf: Former Writer, Part 1: Colour on Surface

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Thomas Albdorf: Former Writer, Part 1: Colour on Surface

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Thomas Albdorf: Former Writer, Part 1: Colour on Surface

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Thomas Albdorf: Former Writer, Part 1: Colour on Surface

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Liv Siddall

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