“The idea for this project is to create a series of street photography from Lisbon. The project will follow the concept of making art by taking images of different characters on the streets of Lisbon after the midnight. This period of time is considered to be the deepest level of sleep, though there is a big percentage of people who stay awake until the sun comes up. The reasons for this…
“Environment creating a cover up” is my personal project that I took on whilst studying in Lisbon, Portugal.
“The main idea for this project was to capture the issue of people tossing everyday items into the nature and on the streets. There is plenty of products for everyone to go around and truly there is no need to produce more, but still this issue is taken as a second nature problem.…
Bright sun softly touches the skin
warm summer breeze gently blows the hair
cold beer invites us to meet the sunset
music and bonfire,
friends and summer love.
We share those moments with minds think alike,
but keep the dreams hidden in our hearts for only us to feel back to.
“Even as I spoke, an immense shape
Materialised in the night air,
Grotesque and enormous stature
With heavy jowls, and an unkempt beard
Scowling from shrunken, hollow eyesIts complexion earthy and pale,
Its hair grizzled and matted with clay,
Its mouth coal black, teeth yellow with decay.”
Camões, The Lusiads Canto V.
First of many analogic projects is about to reach its beautiful finish line. Soon to be published on www.merlepraakli.com