American Kouros

Submitted by Cristian Balint

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Project

Location: New York City, United States

Completion date: 2014

Artwork budget: $1,000

Project Team

Artist

Cristian Balint

Artist

Sasha Meret

Artist

Seevon Chau

Overview

Photo project shot by Cristian Balint featuring model Shaun Ross wearing art by Sasha Meret. Art director Larissa Modenesi. Make up Seevon Chau

Goals

Project consists in limited edition photographic prints

Process

Our goal was to make african-american albino supermodel Shaun Ross appear as a surreal being, flesh and stone at the same time. In ancient Greece, the kouros figure, a standing male youth of perfect proportions, was the physical embodiment of beauty. Together with Sasha we decided that the best way to achieve our goal is to shoot everything against a black background and allow the amazing art pieces and Shaun's energy and phisicality to merge and come together as one