Bronze 2020 / Fine Art / Special Effects

In Unknown Worlds of The Subconscious

  • Prizes
    Bronze in Fine Art/Special Effects
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  • Photographer
    Michael Nguyen

Is this world real? Or is it just all in my head? What if what in my head is all that is true? Or maybe all of it, me, you, this world, is just a dream of a butterfly. Or maybe the world of such a butterfly and our world are intertwined. We also see other versions of ourselves in our deep subconsciousness. There, our pains are perhaps lesser, our lives are perhaps happier. Or maybe not. So most people just go on with their so-called real lives. But we, the dreamers, continue to explore those worlds. In the end, we may not find the truth but certainly something strange and beautiful.

Everywhere I go, my eyes and senses are in motion. With my camera I capture little things that we often don't notice in everyday life. I like to observe people and photograph them in everyday situations. But my real artistic work begins afterwards. The pictures are digitally processed and go through different stages until I have reached the mood, the sound, the effect, the emotion and the meaning I want to express. Then the photo becomes a "painting" in which I show the real world of myself with all its beauty and horror. That is why I do not consider myself a photographer, but a photoartist.