Kevin Van Aelst.

Kevin Van Aelst is a contemporary American photographer who transforms usual things into interesting objects. He manages to see in ordinary stuff something unusual. For his works Aelst usually uses things of daily life. In fact he is attracted to the things you would never pay attention to. His impressive portfolio is an evidence of his obsession with mundane uninteresting things. Aelst is very curious person. He manages to rearrange and reconstruct common materials into extremely unpredictable artifacts. In his artistic statement Aelst shares own vision of his approach to work, “My artwork is an attempt to reconcile my physical surroundings with the fears, fascinations, curiosities, and daydreams occupying my mind […] The images aim to examine the distance between where my mind wanders to and the material objects that inspire those fixations”.

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