Austria-based Krist Mort is a photographer creating ethereal, black-and-white images of figures in forests and overgrown rooms. Using analog cameras and darkroom printing, her process is hands-on and deeply intuitive, producing a quality of grittiness and grain that reflect the weathered nature of being alive and pressed through time (“Heathen Harvest” wrote a fascinating piece on Mort’s work). Like nature itself, change and opposition permeate throughout; “light cutting through shadow, fragility intertwined with brutality, life and death” all leave their traces on the bodies of her subjects, superimposed as a shadow, a leaf, a landscape. Forever evading certainty, Mort captures the essence of lifeâ€”brief, light, darkâ€”as it flickers through the frame and under the skin. Follow Mort on Facebook and Instagram to see more of her hauntingly beautiful work.
Images Â© Krist Mort Via Bleaq