Ignavus Auspex

2018 – ongoing 

Found photography digitally manipulated.
Edition of 1/1
Size 50 x 50 cm or 80 x 80 cm.

At first glance these images look like ordinary depictions of birds in their natural habitat but on a closer look one notice that the surrounding does not really make any sense. The original images comes from ornithologist websites, its the kind of generic picture used to describe a specific species. I have used algorithms to analyze the image and sample it’s content – creating a larger but artificial landscape.

The title Ignavus Auspex is Latin for lazy birdwatcher.

Read more (but only in Swedish) https://www.verktidskrift.se/erik-berglin