Friday, 8 March 2013

Nick Rhodes: Bei Incubi

The Force Behind Duran Duran Reveals His Photographic Talent in a New Series

A chameleonic woman shape-shifts to adopt a multitude of personas in these seductive Polaroids by Duran Duran keyboardist-turned-photographer Nick Rhodes. A founding member of the legendary New Romantic pop outfit, Birmingham-born Rhodes had originally intended the shots to feature on the sleeve to forthcoming album from side-project TV Mania. ” The works on display follow the many metamorphoses of an imagined character—the fame-obsessed daughter of a futuristic, dysfunctional family—as she transforms from a photogenic beauty to an abstract, even nightmarish vision. “One of the main challenges for me was to try to create photos that look like paintings, but without using computers in post-production,” says Rhodes. “Live dangerously—take a Polaroid.
Needless to say, deepvisual have been involved in every stage of this project, including the big party last night.
It's not always work work work...

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