Spectacular Alternate Universe Full of Surreal Imagery

Madrid-based photographer Silvia Grav offers a surreal look at the world. Her manipulated monochromatic images feature both human figures and inanimate object in unconventional ways. In the photographer's alternate universe, a basic drinking glass holds a rippling ocean and there is a constant juxtaposition of the human body and the universe.

Grav's portraits of young women are often overlaid with galactic imagery. Stars and beams of light shoot through their bodies like a spectacular scene of transcendence. Additionally, the photographer often plays with light and shadows to reveal striking visual elements. She has a dramatic and, at times, science fictional quality to her work that ranges from bizarre and creepy to mysterious and dreamy.

Silvia Grav on Flickr
via [Republic X]


Pinar Noorata is the Managing Editor at My Modern Met. She is a writer, editor, and content creator based in Brooklyn, NY. She earned her BA in Film and Media Studies from CUNY Hunter College and is an alumni of the Center for Arts Education’s Career Development Program in NYC. She has worked at major TV, film, and publishing companies as well as other independent media businesses. When she isn’t writing, editing, or creating videos herself, Pinar enjoys watching movies, reading, crafting, drawing, and volunteering at her local animal shelter.
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