Conceptual and narrative photography from French photographer Richard Vantielcke

Three wise monkeys

Selfportrait 03/2011

I immediately found interesting to work on the concept of the three wise monkeys, because as any universal representation, there are many possible interpretations depending on how you look at the subject.
For these last three self-portraits, I focused my attention on the censorship symbolism…

It was also the opportunity to work with Cali for the illustration part, which led us to something different from what I had in mind originally …
The research of the simplest design and most symbolic drawing naturally led us to something animal, nearly simian…

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