All posts tagged: fruit

Onionskin

A photo series by Minu Jun. Minu Speaks: The series explores the intersection between artifice and the natural, and how I found the definition of the two super arbitrary. Fruit is considered natural and clothes are considered manufactured, even though both are heavily processed. I wanted to compound these two layers into a single image and present it as one world, because that’s kind of how I see it. Also, the series looks at our obsession with printing things that are considered natural and the human figure as a representation of naturally, something natural, or something fake.   Somi responds to Minu’s ideas: Each image in this series questions the supposed purity of nature and the human form. The series toys with the idea of “natural” by  decimating things we associate with it. An onion in pieces, a cloud of dismembered penises caught in tangled branches… These dissections are mixed with still life photos, depicting scenes that range from clean to hectic. The cleaner sets have a sense of symmetry and deliberation. The wig hung in a net, for example. …