Showcase | Invocations | Catarina Fontoura

Published by gareth on December 29th, 2013 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Invocations is an exploration of a series of particular encounters between humans and insects; an intense journey to capture the unfamiliar and to understand Nature’s grand fleeing from Man but also to comprehend Man’s attraction to other forms of life. Violence and grace are constantly present in Invocations and pursue the observer as he walks in the dark. Flight and restlessness are paired with moments of vulnerability and enlightenment.

This series of photographs is the result of numerous visits to moth trapping sessions across the British mainland during the period of two years. Moths and people are portrayed alongside the dark nocturnal landscape that involves them.

Catarina Fontoura is based in the UK and is a recent MA graduate of University of Wales Newport. Her website is due to go live in the early part of 2014.

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