photographic art. seeking to subvert an established system, to challenge expectations and to confront ideals. a collection of images to trigger thought and discussion.


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#thehardline

#thehardline

in the nude, all that is not beautiful is obscene - robert bresson In presenting ‘The hard line’ project, a question is being put to you, the viewer, where is ‘your’ line that differentiates a photograph from being considered art, nude, erotic or porn...

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revelation6

revelation6

a visual exploration of emotion, How would you feel at the end of days, would you rise up to fight, remember times gone by, or stand in silence and observe the end times?
in red lipstick we trust/in beards we trust

in red lipstick we trust/in beards we trust

Society has been known to judge and label its people based on their choice of appearance. This collection explores two of these aesthetic choices – men forgoing shaving to establish a mighty beard and women forgoing a subtle natural look for a striking red lipstick. Both choices have affected how the wearer has been seen by the general public during different periods of our collective history. The beard for example has depicted wise, knowledgeable gentlemen, lovable hobos and rough and tumble criminals, while red lipstick has been associated with glamourous Hollywood starlets, 80s power executives a...
skrambled eggs - group shows

skrambled eggs - group shows

Just as the frying pan doesn’t make the chef, the camera does not make the photographer ... it’s not what you’ve got, it’s the way you use it.
transmogrification trilogy

transmogrification trilogy

part of the human condition is to exist within society by utilising different shapes, forms or personas, and how they are percieved by others, to assimilate into society – to fit in, to be accepted, to belong. in rare cases however, some choose to create even more fantastic or bizarre interpretations of themselves so that they can exist outside the boxes in which society wishes to place them. the transmogrification trilogy visually represents how an individual may be interpreted differently by those perceiving them, and often, the imagining of them as something that they may not, in truth, be. t...
realwomen

realwomen

in today's highly visual society, one has to ask, what exactly makes for a real woman? with the help of advertising and mass media influenced thought, more often than not women are judged and categorised by society's perception of beauty, fashion sensibility, sexuality and sexual preference, career success, maturity, self worth and past stereotyped expectations. as varied and debatable aspects for you to reflect on. real women presented as unreal women. what makes a real woman? what should we all believe?
questioning: the words of king lemû’ēl

questioning: the words of king lemû’ēl

how do you treat those around you?, how have you been taught to treat them? can you think for yourself? can you be someone other than your history?



b.leideritz

b. is an independent artist with a photographic art practice that originated on film in the 1990s and transitioned through to the digital present.

images suspended in binary pixilation. images that seek to challenge, to subvert and to confront. a created collection of pixels to trigger thought and discussion.