3D projections flip timber into divinities

That isn’t a photoshop, it is the work of French photographer Clément Briend.

Shot for the collection Cambodian Timber, the picture was created through the use of a number of projectors to show timber in Phnom Penh, Cambodia into mild sculptures. Briend’s 3D projections are created fairly organically. He begins with an concept, after which slowly works on the projection factors by hand till what you see above takes form. The sculptures (the entire collection is on the market on his website) depict divinities and different supernatural beings.

Animism and magic are a part of Cambodian — and far of South East Asian — tradition, and Cambodian Timber performs with these themes. By casting these types onto timber inside city landscapes, Briend connects the pure with the magical, and the town to the religious.

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Aaron writes about design, know-how, video video games, and no matter ‘tradition’ is meant to be. After slicing his tooth at The Verge, he joined Engadget as a Senior Editor in 2014. In his spare time he enjoys scouring the world for lovely furnishings, taking lengthy walks on the seashore, coaching orphaned dolphins, and making up details about himself.

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