2022 / Fine Art / Nudes (Non-Pro)

The Singular Improbabilities

  • Photographer
    Tom Gore

The Singular Improbabilities is an ongoing surrealist cycle of images that incorporate models from the studio into backgrounds shot across North America and Europe. The resulting cognitive dissonance is intended to challenge our perceptions about gender and public spaces.

After university I became a commercial photographer specializing in fashion and architecture. Since those days I taught art photography, photo journalism and the history of photography at the University of Victoria for many years. My work lies somewhere near an intersection between Piero della Francesca and Salvador Dali, between Sandro Botticelli and Paul Delvaux with a clear nod to Rubens and William Mortensen. Current work the image as metaphor and the nude, both in the studio and the landscape. I work out of a beautiful studio in Victoria's historic Chinatown.