Dramatic Collages Depict People in Imaginary Towns

We don’t know much about Francesco Romoli, but we do know that the talented Italian artist creates all kinds of fictitious worlds through his digital art. Romoli, who seems to enjoy keeping a low profile, says “I am nobody, I don’t exist. I love using my imagination and my Canon 1000D.”

This series, entitled Imaginary Towns, features a single, lonely person set next to dimly lit streets and flat, cardboard buildings. Romoli’s various city streets are collages of his own photographs, blended into incredibly inventive locations with distinct lighting and dramatic shadows. His subjects seem to be lost in sadness, wandering alone and in search of something. But, viewers only see a small glimpse into the story, left lingering with the mystery of what brought each person to such despair, and left to fill in the pieces of the puzzle as to how the story might end.

Francesco Romoli’s website
via [Hi-Fructose]

January 23, 2017

Makeup Artist Raises Mental Health Awareness With New #InsideOutChallenge

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