At the heart of minimalism is the Japanese concept of “Ma”. The celebration of the negative space, the space between things, not the things themselves. By expanding the space between things and reducing the clutter, the remaining thing/s gain more importance. Thus, the negative space becomes as important as the positive space, what is left out is as important as what is included. This series of images was inspired by minimalism.
Simplifica comes from Latin “simplificare” meaning to simplify. In photography, a great deal of work is to eliminate from the frame what is non-essential from what is important. “Less is more” has become a lesson taught in almost all photography courses. This project is all about simplification, reducing the composition to the most essential elements, playing with negative and positive space, colour or lack of colour…