Brothers Grimm’s Homeland in Photographic Illustrations by Kilian Schoenberger
Germany-based photographer Killian Schoenberger presents a new collection of photography, illustrating the seeming homeland of the Brothers Grimm. Schoenberger has always had the passion for murky and mystical landscapes and therefore the ghostly illustrations of the Brothers Grimm’s fairy-tales, taken in remote rural locations of Middle Europe, was something to be expected from him.
The artist grew up in the area surrounded with rich woodland, which partially shaped his fine taste in visual mysticism. What makes us admire Schoenberger’s photographs even more is the fact that he is colour blind. However, the artist considers this as an advantage allowing him concentrating more on the structure and composition of the scene.
“I think there is a deep longing for tranquil naturalness among people in our technology- driven environment. Therefore, I don’t want to show just portrayals of natural scenes. I want to create visually accessible places where the visitor can virtually put his mind to rest. Possibly this is the real benefit of my work – resting places for the eyes in an overstimulated world”.