TIFA 2022 Portfolio / Personal

Blue Vacuity

  • Prize
    Bronze in Portfolio/Personal
  • Photographer
    Eric Pijnaken
  • Technical Info
    Full Frame And Other Cameras
  • Photo Date

This is not a usual artist statement for a series of photographs. The real artist statement is incorporated in photo two and three of the series. In fact « Blue Vacuity » on which the photographer worked fourteen months, is a follow-up of the series with black and white photo collages « Dancing in the Emptiness » which obtained several international awards. The all blue photos are inspired by the colour blue of the the aether, represented by a Stupa in the Buddhist cemetery of Koyasan, Japan. The top of it is blue : the invisible ocean of pure consciousness. The 28 images include those on th

After a career of art journalism and later social-economic journalism on a daily newspaper in the Netherlands, he concentrates since 25 years - living in France - on street photography, documentary collage,and other artistic forms, inspired among others by "Arte Povera". He exhibits in France, Switzerland, Greece and the Netherlands. Many international photo awards.