Doan Ly is a Vietnamese designer and photographer who founded a.p. bio, a floral design studio in New York. Her work focuses on the management of lights, which is more fundamental in still life than in any other photographic field, and which becomes the most useful means of telling a story. As Donan says:
“It was floral design that gave me a camera, the tool, to tell that story”.
Her influences include the play of light found in contemporary installations by artists such as James Turrell. The luminosity prefers soft atmospheres, where plastic, petals, fruit,
From her images also emerges a certain idea of sensuality, in fact, several times the artist has stated that flowers are a special symbol for her, able to give emotions and surreal sensations.
The poetic floral compositions became viral on Instagram, where the artist has more than eighty thousand followers, a following that is destined to grow.