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the delicate dance of form and function.
In this artistic endeavor, human subjects meld seamlessly with the mesmerizing intricacy of fungal hyphae, resembling roots that spread and intertwine in a symbiotic dance. The human form and the fungal growth converge, creating a surreal and thought-provoking visual composition that blurs the boundaries between man and nature.
The branching, thread-like hyphae, reminiscent of a subterranean network, mirror the complexity and interconnectedness of human relationships. The deliberate interplay of shadows and light accentuates the organic nature of the symbiosis, evoking a sense of mystery and wonder.
Each photograph captures a unique story, a metaphorical representation of the unseen threads that bind us to the earth and to one another. This fusion transcends mere visual appeal; it embodies the profound connection between humanity and the natural world. It invites introspection, urging us to reflect on our symbiotic relationship with the environment. It's an artistic exploration of our shared roots, underscoring the importance of preserving and respecting the delicate balance of life on this planet.
In this unconventional marriage of art and biology, a dialogue emerges—an ode to the beauty and harmony found in unexpected unions. It's a celebration of the wondrous tapestry of existence, where the ethereal intertwines with the corporeal, leaving a lasting impression of the delicate dance of form and function.
Huibert de Jong
Huibert de Jong is a dutch/norwegian photographer and digital creator with more than 30 years experience in photography, design and development in The Netherlands, Belgium and Norway.
In the Netherlands he won the Mixed Culture Award with his project "Les Extremes Se Touchent". In 2021 he became a certified Google master photographer (level 8) and he is now one of the most viewed photographers of Norway with more than 32 million views.
He seamlessly blends the latest technology with a creative flair to craft breathtaking designs that push the boundaries of photography and design.
FIRST EXHIBITION IN THE HAGUE
Step into a realm of innovation and artistry at Huibert de Jong's exhibition MYCELIAL next year in Studio 26 in The Hague. Using cutting-edge technology, he created breathtaking, creative designs that push the boundaries of visual storytelling. Every image is a journey through innovation and imagination.