Enjoying the work of Joan Fontcuberta
by Trish Neil
I am fascinated with the work of Joan Fontcuberta. He constantly questions our acceptance of the photograph because of its appearance of reality – yes I know everyone is aware of fakes, of photoshopped models, etc etc, but we still tend to give credence to photographic evidence despite that. That is to me the interesting thing about digital post production work, that you can, as it were, paint with reality (or the appearance of it). Like this lovely creature from his Fauna series …..