Artist Focus: Saman Afaridand
Photo Artist – IRAN
Saman Afaridand has entered the world of photo and photomontage due to his passion of imagination and fantasy. Suspension of objects and humans, and a particular atmosphere is truly evident in the creations of this artist. The atmosphere loaded of fantasy feeling of surrealism is he quality of his artworks and can create nostalgia for the audience and is undoubtedly unique and can be considered as a style. Saman uses classic methods skillfully to take pictures in suspended mood. For each photo he took two frames, first frame is the environment and the second one is those details that that are meant to be suspended. About finding the ideas of his artworks, Saman says: “First I imagine a frame, and then I try to picture it as a story. Generally I took pictures in a way that each one is a piece of a story puzzle and is pictured in a frame”.