Kevin Cooley is a photographer primarily based in Los Angeles, California. His work is centered round what he describes as “a phenomenological, systems-based inquiry into humanity’s up to date relationship with the 5 classical components—earth air, hearth, water, and aether.” Spanning mediums of images, video, and public set up, his work explores our complicated, evolving relationships to nature, expertise, and one another.
“Exploded Views” takes its title from technical drawings of objects that present the interconnection inside an meeting of varied elements. Highlighting the physics of fireside conduct, the sequence examines the connection between human-controlled-fire and the pure setting. Cooley elaborates: “Visually impressed by wildfires, nebulae, jellyfish, the paths of distant stars, and smoke dynamics, the work additionally explores the human fascination with pure formations and their shared visible properties.”
See extra from “Exploded Views” beneath!