Dark Realities: An Update from Kavan the Kid

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Bound in thick rope, suffocating under a wet cloth … Kavan the Kid has continuously dedicated his lens to capturing dark and dramatic portraits. He shares behind-the-scenes footage to his creative process and editing of various works like “Relics” and “Heartless”on his Youtube channel. And mentioned (in a past interview) that “almost every photo that I do is a reflection of myself or the way I feel or think. That usually follows a darker, grittier feel. The sad realities of man in an abstract view.” In addition he has released a short film titled “Programmed” (2018) about modern man’s addiction to cell phones and the internet.

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September 17, 2018 Art