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Eirik Johnson photography.

Posted in Arts and Humanities with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 30, 2012 by silkysecrets

Eirik Johnson is an American photographer mainly known for his pictures of remote and abandoned places. Currently Johnson lives in Boston. Johnson is one of those photographers who see beauty in ordinary things. The compositions of his images are simple and beautiful at the same time. Thus his series Borderlands depicts landscapes on the border of contemporary environment. He tries to depict the border lying between public and private, wild and domesticated. “It is in these non-spaces that temporary relationships occur as forces of nature – flooding, brush fires, tidal change – come into contact with the physical presence of the urban environment. The photographs portray in detail the quietly unfolding dramas and uneasy beauty of these encounters”, says Johnson himself. Those photos are simple and familiar to all of us. Johnson tries to show our presence and inevitable detach from landscapes.

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