Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 08, 2015
In Lucas Simões' series "Destretratos," he invited intimate friends over to tell him a secret while he took their portrait. "My intention was not to hear their secret," said Simões, "but to but to capture the expressions of each one at the moment they revealed their secret. I also asked each one to choose a song for me to listen to in my ear phones while I photographed them.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, August 06, 2013
Lucas Simões is an artist living and working in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Through a combination of both geometric and organic shapes overlaid, he's been able to use cut out photographs of close friends to explore identity and cultural individualism.
Juxtapoz // Friday, August 12, 2011
What an interesting concept. Using photos to represent a film frame, placed together to represent movement, Simoes has created what he calls quasi-cinema. As the artist notes, "the aligned and woven photos give the sensation of movement. They are my own reference to the cinema, without being cinema, hence the name quasi-cinema."