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smaklöst from the paper cut series

Adding a slight twist and humor in the often seen as too serious still life photography. By Swedish artist Fideli Sundqvist.

With a dash of humor and a pinch of gumption, Swedish artist Fideli Sundqvist serves up food that is smaklöst, or in English, tasteless. As part of her “Paper Cut” series, “Still Life” mocks the seriousness associated with still lives, their delicately arranged bowls of fruit, and stately assortment of glassware. Sundqvist’s foods are tasteless in the gustatory sense, but the title of her work can also be interpreted as a comment on the blandness of an archetypal still life. To support the claim that her paper-cut art trumps the conventional, she presents a realistic fish with a twist of lemon – all paper, of course – atop a rustic wooden table for her still life photograph.




















































































































































































































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