Italian photographer Aidan Sartin Conte creates
surreal photo mashups to show connection between humans and cities transversely
Aidan Sartin Conte creates
surreal photo mashups by blending human faces with cityscapes. He beautifully
shows connection between humans and cities in a brilliant way. His series, “where
is my mind” and “chrononauts Stories”, he discovers the gray matter of the
brain, the place where humans make remembrances, imagination, thoughts and
In these surreal photo mashups,
you’ll see that human faces are covered with architectural backgrounds, sceneries
and full of activity streets revealing journeys. In Chrononauts Stories, he portrayals
are combined with photos of cityscapes but this time they’re the city streets
of the 19th century. This series walk around the amazing achievements of
“Sketches and notes turn into thoughts
and images. I sleep with my Moleskine and a pencil because most of my ideas
come to me at night. I wake up and I write down what I have imagined or
dreamed, to be sure to remember everything next morning.” He says.
“I’m always been curious
about photography and when the Art school introduced me to the darkroom I was
literally fascinated. Since I was a child there was a camera around me. My
father was a big Nikon fan and he had a huge lens collection. He spent hours
taking pictures of my brother and me in our childhood. So I grew up with
photography and a curiosity for the pictures. All forms of art inspire me, but
one of my greatest influences from early in my career is Surrealism.” He explained.
“My imaginary worlds are a mix of architectures, objects and animals. I use the most advanced technologies to express myself, but papers and pencils accompany the birth of my projects: sketches and notes turn into thoughts and images. Is the power to escapes the constraints of social and economic differences and the limits of space and time. I sleep with my Moleskine and a pencil because most of my ideas come to me at night. I wake up and I write down what I have imagined or dreamed, to be sure to remember everything next morning”. Wrote in his site.