A selection of poetic photographs by Bratislava, Slovakia-based artist Evelyn Bencicova. She draws inspiration from the contemporary culture, aspects of life, emotions, memories, and imagination to compose her wonderful pictures.
Informed by her background in fine art and new media studies (University for Applied Arts, Vienna), Bencicova’s practice combines academic research with an interest in contemporary culture to create a unique aesthetic space in which the conceptual meets the visual. Evelyn’s work is never quite what first appears to be. Her photographs depict meticulously controlled compositions characterised by an aesthetic sterility, tinged with poetic undertones of timeless desire and longing. Evelyn constructs compelling narrative scenarios that blur the lines between reality, memory and imagination, “fictions based on truth”. Her disturbingly beautiful visual language set within curiously symbolic environments, allow for a deep exploration of the themes that take her works far beyond what they reveal at first glance.Evelyn Bencicova