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Artist “Plays” with Light and Shadow to Create Stunning Projections


Rashad Alakbarov is an Azerbaijan-born artist, who works mostly with unconventional materials. Assembling an assortment of seemingly random items, he manipulates their positions and the lighting so it will play off the objects to create brilliant shadow projections. When viewed posed together, the objects appear to be at conflict amongst each other. However, the resulting shapes harmonize to create scenes that are universally familiar. “Two Cities from One Point of View”, is a great example of such collaboration. The skylines of each cityscape are seamless and instantly recognizable, with the variance of spires and temples. Yet, while their differences are… read more