Valentin Russo

Valentin Russo

MEDIUM: Photography
CITY: London, UK

ABOUT THE ARTIST
Valentin Russo is a young Parisian artist, who currently lives in London. He is passionate about photography and video, has directed various short films and is currently studying Fine Arts in Great Britain’s capital. The photographer creates images with a life of their own; they seek to surpass the limits of the inherent statics of photography, seemingly portraying thousands of still images contained in a single picture. The dynamism, plasticity and movement present in Valentin's work conceive a whole new dimension for the viewer, who admires the abstract and highly expressive urban spaces portrayed.
Artig Gallery presents a series of limited edition photographs created by Valentin. Each photograph is signed and numbered by the artist, comes with a certificate of authenticity and will be printed on request by the artist.

IN MY OWN WORDS
“I am interested in the boundary between abstraction and reality in photography, a medium often associated with objective truth. I enjoy distorting every day scenes, invoking abstract photographic effects and magnifying the colour. I want to make the viewer aware of the physicality of the image by exposing the grain or creating distortions during the process of developing the film. I think it is analogous to a painter using the materiality of the paint to make the viewer aware of the surface.
My practice involves two processes, which f ...


  • Fun Fair 03

    Valentin Russo
    Photography
    Different sizes
    €127
  • Fun Fair 04

    Valentin Russo
    Photography
    Different sizes
    €127
  • Fun Fair 05

    Valentin Russo
    Photography
    Different sizes
    €127
  • La Plage 02

    Valentin Russo
    Photography
    Different sizes
    €127
  • La Ville Noire I

    Valentin Russo
    Photography
    Different sizes
    €127
  • La Ville Noire III

    Valentin Russo
    Photography
    Different sizes
    €127
  • Jungle Urbaine I

    Valentin Russo
    Photography
    Different sizes
    €127
  • Jungle Urbaine II

    Valentin Russo
    Photography
    Different sizes
    €127
  • Jungle Urbaine III

    Valentin Russo
    Photography
    Different sizes
    €127

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