Hrvatski fotografski centar (HFC) će početkom 2020. godine organizirati izložbu fotografskih portreta građana RH te izdati prvu monografiju PORTRET HRVATSKE 2020 kojom ćemo današnju RH predstaviti Europskoj...
C – type photo
2011, printed later
Signed, dated, and numbered on the reverse
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“…The 130.000 year old archeological findings of the Krapina Neandertals teeth provide a variety of data about their biology. Beyond this, the teeth are also images of art, stimulating the imagination of scientists and artists by their striking appearance. As part of the 2 year NESPOS project, Luka Mjeda photographed the entire Krapina Neandertal collection. Everyone looks at images in unique, personal ways. The scientist sees the arrangement of the cusps, the wear on the crown and sometimes odd arrangements of the cusps suggesting an image of a baby’s face or crouching figure. What does the artist Luka Mjeda see? Are they just teeth or dirty old fossils? Not to him and not for these teeth. Beyond their anthropological importance, these teeth contain a surreal component - a concept of constant change and development of humans through ancient history. Intrigued by this idea, he allowed himself to manipulate the original images and create a new perspective and homage to the way we view – TEETH AS ART…“