Frederik Vercruysse Captures The Unique Landscape At Marble Quarries
- Caroline Kurze
Photographer Frederik Vercruysse created the series ‘Tempo Polveroso’ while participating an ‘artist in residency’ project in Villa Lena, Tuscany. Initially he planed to photograph a new series of still lifes during his stay though he soon felt compelled to capture his inspirational surroundings in images rather than remain within the four walls of his studio.+ Read More
His photographs of marble quarries evoke a sense of beauty, while concurrently imbued with a melancholy sprit; the creation of beauty at the expense of nature. Without the inclusion of any human figures, it is impossible to fathom the larger-than-life scale of this totally unique form of landscape architecture. This has produced some abstract and picturesque images. The artist’s work – five editions per work of art – and an exhibition booklet was just exhibited at Graanmarkt 13.