by Felipe Hueb
The work is a photographic collage in a surreal style and pastel colors. The topic of the work focuses on a dangerous tendency to take risks and andrenaline. The danger is symbolized by a shark floating in the sea sky, while temptation is symbolized by two half-naked women in defiant poses. “There is an inexorable attraction, a magnetic attraction, to things that our hearts know are bad for us.” – the artist writes. These are things we want, but reaching for them is dangerous, which stimulates us even more. This flash of excitement and adrenaline can prove addictive.
The work also asks about the limits of reason – is it worth the risk to reach for the desired thing? At the same time, it reminds us that we should always view beauty and temptation with an open mind and also be vigilant.
photographer / visual artist
Felipe Hueb is a Brazilian visual artist and photographer certified by the New York Institute of Photography. He was raised by a family of artists and musicians and has always been fascinated by classical art. At the age of 18 he began to photograph just for hobby. At the age of 28, he left his career as an electrical engineer in a multinational company and decided to dedicate himself only to photography. He started by photographing boudoir and artistic nude essays. He photographed tirelessly due to his passion for his work. At the same time, he improved his techniques and entered photographic contests. After a year of working as a professional photographer, he got 3 honorable mentions, one from the Moscow International Foto Awards and two from the Monochrome Contest Awards in the Fine Art and Art Nude categories.
Felipe has also provided photography and video services to large companies abroad, such as British American Tobacco in Cuba, the Embassy of Portugal in Brazil, and large Panamanian companies. He has also published 2 books: The Art of Photography and The Portugal Embassy in Brazil.
His art always seeks to impress the viewer. Felipe uses collage techniques to give more movement and mystery to photography. The goal is to freeze the emotion of the moment and impress the viewer in some way. He currently lives in Brasília making new art daily.
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