Clouds mysteriously find themselves inside the oddest of spaces in ‘Nimbus’, a photographic series by Dutch artist Berndnaut Smilde.
Since 2010, Smilde has been skillfully creating clouds inside indoor spaces. ‘Nimbus’ is an impressive project that explores the idea of a cloud being mysteriously created inside a space in which it does not belong and the various meanings that people project onto it.
In a series of photographic prints that bring to mind the paintings of surreal artist René Magritte, Smilde playfully reinterprets the cartoon reference of a cloud as a the universal sign of bad luck by creating the unfathomable where walking into an empty space dominated by a massive cloud makes one ask whether it is real or not...
Via Lauren Moss