The Crashing of Porcelain by Martin Klimas

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, September 25, 2013
"From a height of three meters, porcelain figurines are dropped on the ground, and the sound they make when they hit trips the shutter release. The result: razor-sharp images of disturbing beauty—temporary sculptures made visible to the human eye by high-speed photography technology. The porcelain statuette bursting into pieces isn't what really captures the attention; the fascination lies in the genesis of a dynamic figure that replaces the static pose..."

Photographs of Musically Animated Paint

Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 12, 2013
In this series "What Does Music Look Like," photographer Martin Klimas pours vibrantly colored paints on a surface resting above a speaker. He then blasts some Kraftwerk and Miles Davis, which causes the paint to bounce to the funky rhythms while he snaps away with his camera to capture high-speed shots of the vibrating paint.

Porcelain Fighters Dropped, Photographed by Martin Klimas

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 05, 2012
We know, we know; high-speed photography is a craze at the moment. But we really appreciate what German artist Martin Klimas has done here. He has taken Porcelain Fighter sculptures, dropped them, and then captured their shattering moment. The end result is like a Mortal Kombat scene, where the victorious Porcelain Fighter is cleary evident.

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