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Bronze 2023 Nature / Flowers


  • Photographer
    Keiichiro Muramatsu
  • Agency / Studio
    The Fourth Avenue Studio
  • Prize
    Bronze in Nature / Flowers

In 'PLATE', art emerges from the fusion of transient natural forms like 'plants' and 'ice' with the artful technique of photo transfer onto aluminum. Moreover, Delicate glass fragments accentuate fragility and ephemerality, capturing the essence of the present. The juxtaposition of these glass elements, in their delicate, crystalline nature, against the backdrop of the fragile plant life and the perpetually altering state of ice, beckons the viewer into a profound contemplation of the fragile equilibrium that delicately bridges the realms of permanence and impermanence.

Keiichiro Muramatsu was born in 1972 in Shizuoka, Japan. He attended a Focal Point professional photography course in Vancouver in 2001-2002. After going back to Japan, he established a portrait studio ”The Fourth Avenue Studio” in 2008 in Shizuoka, Japan. He has started to learn “Nageire” (literally, “thrown into”) which is a freer form of flower arrangement, placing innocent wild flowers simply in rough-hewn vessels, from 2013. He also established an atelier for producing his works in 2014.