Combining drones, flammable powder, and long exposure photography, French visual artist Jadikan creates stunning light paintings over natural landscapes.
The rings of fire that are created look like sparkly veils, or even magical portals to a different dimension. We see the sparks fall in circular formation, captured beautifully with photography that takes in the scenic surroundings. Impressive work.
Petapixel talks to Jadikan who explains:
“In each photograph, you can follow a circle of fire that wanders from landscape to landscape to transform them into unknown and lunar places. This round shape inspires unity and harmony in the images while provoking a feeling of strangeness”
See more of Jadikan’s impressive work on their website and Instagram.
In looking into the art, the artist (in French) talks about making sure no sparks catch fire to anything. We agree on first glance it looks like it could be dangerous.
What is the environmental impact of this “art”? It looks extremely irresponsible, unsafe and harmful for something that could easily be created in photoshop. Perhaps your website should revisit “do no harm” rather than laud an individual who appears to care nothing about the consequences of his actions. There is enough harm going on in our wild places … our world … every day without the need to celebrate such harm.
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