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Blue Romanticism 2020_06

This image is part of a broader visual investigation into the origins of the concept of “nature” which led me to the romantic ideal of it: an unspoiled space outside of man. This idea continues to shape our relationship with the rest of the planet.

However, such a ‘unspoiled’ place no longer exists on this planet. Due to global climate change, humanity influences the lives of every organism, the shape of every landscape.

Blue Romanticism depicts this paradox by showing apparently idyllic, untouched landscapes in which man seems absent but is omnipresent…