TOKYO-2018 Fine Art / Abstract

Minimal Poetics

  • Prize
    Bronze in Fine Art/Abstract
  • Photographer
    Jose Roberto Bassul
  • Technical Info
    Digital Photography
  • Photo Date
    2017-2018

The photographs in this series contrast with the world we live in, filled with images saturated with information and colors. They seek out visual refuges in urban landscapes, also polluted by excesses. Minimalist, with few geometric elements expressed in faded colors, "Minimal Poetics" takes architecture as a photographic object to evoke pauses and silences.

José Roberto Bassul was born in Rio and lives in Brasilia. His photography turns to architecture and urban environment as an attempt "to draw thoughts, project desires and built spaces for the imagination". He has received several awards and his works has often been exhibited in festivals, galleries and museums in solo and group shows in Brazil and abroad. He has published two photobooks. His works belong to important private and public collections such as those of National Museum of Republic (Brasilia), Art Museum of Rio, Museum of Modern Art (Rio) and Museum of Photography (Fortaleza)