Landscape, like photography, is a modern Ideal


“Landscape like photography is a modern ideal” is an ongoing series investigating the application of the term landscape in modern photography. The series reveals landscape as the reflection of our imaginative engagement with nature, or, in other words, a mirror of our perceptual process. The image, being an organic form, is a whole interrelated with nature through imagination, making imagination become the parallel of our mind into what we call reality. Inspired by the concept of sublime, the images are a bridge between abstraction and materiality : a lived dream-like state, independent from representation and knowledge. As emotions come into being in relation to perception, the viewer is invited to engage in a process of feeling aiming to revaluate the connection between the human and the environment. Details of nature find a place in relation to the traces of humanity, as projections of an interrelated whole, connecting the micro with the macro cosmos. Collected between 2016 and 2019, the images have been shot through various countries around the world as part of a personal study on the subconscious and its translation into reality.

Landscape, like photography, is a modern Ideal






All work ©Alexandra Von Fuerst