Levi van Veluw — Light

Spotted on Bobby’s Kitsune Noir, the work of Levi van Veluw — ‘one seriously weird guy‘ bringing us some intense self-portraits from the Netherlands.

van Veluw has always worked with real materials, doing both the ‘styling’ and shooting himself with no digital manipulation. From covering his face with materials like wood and pebbles to creating full forest scenes, the preparations for each portrait can stretch over the course of a full 24 hours.

With his new ‘Light‘ project, van Veluw explores the face as form, taping light-generating foil all over his head to minimize any discernible facial features, separating the head and face out as an autonomous object. It looks so computer-generated, but it’s the exact opposite. Watch him spin — it’s mesmerizing…

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