Bronze 2019 / Editorial / Environmental (Non-Pro)

Plastic Fish

  • Photographer
    Henri Kirsch
  • Prizes
    Bronze in Editorial/Environmental

This might seem immoral. Immoral to only use the fish for a photo shooting, not to fill someone's stomach. The enjoyment of eating the fish is transient, whereas these images make the fish immortal. We consume plastic as if it were something mortal, but it is not. We have the choice to value mortal plastic or mortal fis

Henri Kirsch is a performance artist and conceptual photographer from Berlin. Her relentless art creates images, that forces to confront with one's role on Earth. The human being serves as a canvas for its self-inflicted discomfort. Through the perspective of photography the grotesque becomes beautiful and the beautiful becomes grotesque.