Tonje Thilesen – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS
Tonje Thilesen (beforehand featured right here) is a Brooklyn-based photographic artist initially from Oslo, Norway, the place they grew up deeply influenced by a familial and cultural reverence for the pure world. Thilesen’s early curiosity in pictures grew from adolescent introspection and a want for nearer examine of their bodily surroundings—a want to see past what the bare eye might. However additionally they had an curiosity in documenting social phenomena. Thilesen got here up within the punk and hardcore music scenes of Oslo’s socialist/anarchist east, which finally led them to Berlin the place, whereas working as a music author, promoter and supervisor, they began photographing the DIY music scene. This curiosity in each the pure and social surroundings they occupy persists in Thilesen’s now established visible language, which merges components of the earthly with the surreal, the mundane with the ethereal. Thilesen’s pictures are delicate and mild, but additionally daring and even radical; at all times rendered in heat, lustrous gentle that pull the viewer into an directly accessible and aspirational dreamscape.
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