Palesa R and Aamito Lagum, winner of the first installment of Oluchi Onweagba’s ‘Africa’s Next Top Model’, are photographed by Steve Marais and styled by Jess Lupton in a chic Gaschette Mag editorial that’s a mixture of layered and pattern-heavy futuristic looks with the occasional soft masculine tendencies.
“From a height of three meters, porcelain figurines are dropped on the ground, and the sound they make when they hit trips the shutter release. The result: razor-sharp images of disturbing beauty—temporary sculptures made visible to the human eye by high-speed photography technology. The porcelain statuette bursting into pieces isn’t what really captures the attention; the fascination lies in the genesis of a dynamic figure that replaces the static pose. In contrast to the inertness of the intact kitsch figurines Klimas started out with, the photographs of their destruction possess a powerfully narrative character.” (text from martin-klimas.de)
Pictures from Juxtapoz Magazine