Thursday, April 11, 2013
"From Below", How "Mad" Enjoy the Interior
Author: Tabita Diela | Wednesday, February 13, 2013 | 10:48 pm
Although the objects displayed was a common thing, but your brain will be "forced" to digest before recognizing these objects.
KOMPAS.com - View your home interior through photography-based social networking sites, such as Instagram or Twitter is no longer unique, however, enjoy a "different perspective" from the interior of the room of course is different.
The view to the top is well known and became very popular in our neighborhood, because this perspective of control and power.
- Michael Rohde
That offered Michael Rohde (52), an artist from Germany. Based on the article reported by www.dailymail.co.uk, Rohde photographing the various rooms of the perspective that is rarely considered others. The pictures are stunning hotel offers a unique perspective of the room that you see everyday.
Instead of seeing the room from the point of view of normal, Rohde brings you see the objects and the room from the floor. Although the objects displayed was a common thing, but your brain will be "forced" to digest before recognizing these objects.
Artist Michael Rohde inspired to make this work after not having home for five months. He said that, unlike the pictures "simple" ordinary photographed others via their smartphone, this work gives new meaning to the term "new perspective".
To create each of these photographs, Rohde, who was once the engineers put the camera on the floor right in the middle of the room to photograph the walls and ceiling. He took a few separate images of each object in the room. Later, he "stitch" the images digitally from two different perspectives.
Rohde began taking pictures of his own flat. After that, he began documenting houses of friends and relatives around Berlin. Rohde spent six weeks to complete the creation of the whole 3.3 meters. He sees his work as a commentary on the control and power in society.
"The view to the top is well known and became very popular in our neighborhood, because this perspective of control and power," he said.
Rohde explained that the "seed" of the project began to grow when spent five months as a homeless vagrant in 2009.
"Ketidakpunyaan home is my choice. Reasons, because I always have a problem with a government agency. I collect a variety of materials from abandoned buildings to create places that can be used for overnight. I then photographed from above. Perspective I think this shows the control and power , "Rohde said.
"Later, when I had my own apartment, I changed the perspective by rotating point of view. That's how the idea of 'From Below' was developed," he added.
According to Rohde, his work is like a painting, not photography in general. Men who are interested in the perception of interior space and perspective has deep interest as a theme for the past 10 years.
"I like to see things from a new perspective, seeing the illusion and confusion, as well as focus on interesting details," he said.