I grew up without traffic lights. Without traffic in fact. Without any buildings higher than 2 stories. Elevators were an unknown concept, let alone skyscrapers and ‘peak hour.’ I knew intricately the sounds of wind within different trees, but nothing of the sounds of airports and crowded streets. I’ve grown to love the initial buzz of a city, but I quickly begin to yearn for the comforting breath of the wild places.
In the series “Urban Multiplication,” I express the effect a city has on me personally, an ampli cation of chaos and discovery, and an assault to the senses.
But what are the more pervasive effects of urbanisation? Where is the line of balance when these metropolises begin to encroach on my beloved wild? Who lives in the shadows of the bright lights?

Endless - Paris, France

Paris is a different experience every time I visit. Sometimes it’s fresh coffee and macaroons from a quaint balcony, sometimes it’s nights danced away on boats-turned-discos, other times it’s gardens and carousels, and still then there’s times when it’s complete grunge. There are few angles of Paris which haven’t already been captured by a photographer over the past century. Here is a less common frame of Paris, combining its grunge with its timeless elegance.

C-Type silver halide FujiFlex print, Diasec mounted Acrylic composite Limited Edition signed, titled, numbered and dated by the artist:
3+1 Giant edition (100cm x100cm)
1+1Collector edition (120cm x120cm)

It's a Man's World - Dubai, UAE

I wanted to portray Dubai as I have witnessed it to be. A centre for commerce and business, a symbol of progress and growth, modern in every sense of the word, but orientated towards the male gender. Hence the composition and title of this piece.

C-Type silver halide FujiFlex print, Diasec mounted Acrylic composite Limited Edition signed, titled, numbered and dated by the artist:
3+1 Giant edition (150cm x100cm)
1+1Collector edition (120cm x180cm)

Alice Waits - Stockholm, Sweden

It was -10C. I was sure my toes had started to drop off. But I couldn't stop watching this bizarre and beautiful fairground in this frozen city.

C-Type silver halide FujiFlex print, Diasec mounted Acrylic composite Limited Edition signed, titled, numbered and dated by the artist:
3+1 Giant edition (150cm x100cm)
1+1Collector edition (120cm x180cm)​​​​​​​

New York, New York - New York, USA

They call her the City Who Never Sleeps. So I decided to stay up for the entire night, to wander the hours away in different suburbs, to document with my camera the adventures a lone traveller can happen upon in arguably the world’s most vibrant and lively city. This image was shot from a cocktail bar overlooking the Empire State, at the innocent start of a long and eventful night.

C-Type silver halide FujiFlex print, Diasec mounted Acrylic composite Limited Edition signed, titled, numbered and dated by the artist:
3+1 Giant edition (100cm x100cm)
1+1Collector edition (120cm x120cm)

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