Photography In according to Elisa Parrino Rensovich we are the mirror of nature
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In according to Elisa Parrino Rensovich we are the mirror of nature

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Giorgia Massari
Elisa Parrino Rensovich | Collater.al

Nature offers us an incredible and sometimes surreal variety of shapes, colors, textures and ripples. Many of these are before us every day but, very often, we are unable to appreciate their charms or simply do not pause to admire them. Just think of fruits and vegetables and the beautiful perfect shapes they give us. The concentrically layered interior of an onion, the streaks of an apple or the saturated colors of watermelon. Organic elements that are part of our everyday life and, because of this, are taken for granted. Photographer Elisa Parrino Rensovich gives these elements a prominent position within her project “Perpetual Metamorphosis,” in which she compares organic textures to those of human skin.

Elisa Parrino Rensovich | Collater.al

Skin is the largest organ in our body and acts as a protector from external agents. Although seemingly fragile, it is actually the most resilient component of our body. It is subject to constant transformations that emerge more or less intensely over time. With a series of photographs made through a macro lens, characterized by soft focus, Elisa Parrino Rensovich relates certain skin traits, such as freckles, bruises, scars, veins, with natural elements, particularly fruits and vegetables. A nose is juxtaposed with a strawberry, a purple scar with an onion, a mole inside an orange. The viewer is confronted with highly familiar and recognizable elements that on the one hand acquire a dreamlike flavor and on the other penetrate the memory, competing in the resurfacing of memories or events of the past.

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Written by Giorgia Massari
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