Modern Times by Erika Zolli

Erika Zolli is a fine-art photographer attracted to the potential of photography to lead the observer into a world of surreal poetry. In her photos new worlds and new realities are created in order to show and explore the invisible dreamlike dimension that lies in the human mind. Her work is a combination of surrealism and lightness: the subjects directly interacts with the surroundings, creating an extrasensory and magical sensation. Her photography is nurtured by accurate post-production and high-precision techniques.

"Modern Times" is a series of photographs that rotate around the possibility of going back in time, precisely at an age neoclassical where the portraits characters interact with objects of our modernity. I'm fascinated by the idea of putting together elements that disagree. From what contrasts comes the fairest harmony. The sense of things is released thanks to diversity. Putting together different historical periods through elements that apparently disturbs the usual vision of the observer, makes you stop for a second thought, resolving soon after, in an aesthetically harmonious vision.

All photos by Erika Zolli