Mike Moran's Profile
Growing up by the sea fostered many an adventure and a deep respect for the natural environment. These experiences shaped my view of nature as an organic ever changing organism and something to be celebrated, protected and treated with respect. The work born from these experiences was guided by a fascination for societies who had learned to live alongside their environment in a sustainable way. From my point of view this is in contrast to contemporary society which endeavors to control and create boundaries between its manufactured environment and the natural world.
The photomontages come from taking pictures of fragments, the delicate beauty of a slender stem or the haphazard wreckage that surrounds our lives. At first glance they might seem negligible things to which no-one would normally pay no attention. Nevertheless, these fragments and details hold an intrinsic beauty and attract my eye. As…
- Joined January 17, 2008