Dioramas

A selection from the series Diorama For Beachcombers commissioned by Caroline Wiseman for the London Art Fair in 2015, Diorama For Dogs commissioned by PhotoEast 2016.

The word diorama /ˌdaɪəˈrɑːmə/ can either refer to a 19th-century mobile theatre device, or, in modern usage, a three-dimensional full-size or miniature model, sometimes enclosed in a glass showcase for a museum.

These onsite dioramas were built onsite. The background is a large scale photographic montage measuring anywhere between 3 to 5 metres in length and 2 metres high. The floors are also large sale photographs mounted in sections onto MDF. Props are then added to give a Trompe-l'œil (French for "deceive the eye) effect. People are then invited to create their own narrative either by brining their own belongings or offered a few props to choose from.

Diorama For Beachcombers commissioned by Caroline Wiseman for the London Art Fair 2015

Diorama For Beachcombers commissioned by Caroline Wiseman for the London Art Fair 2015

Diorama For Beachcombers commissioned by Caroline Wiseman for the London Art Fair 2015ombers

Diorama For Beachcombers commissioned by Caroline Wiseman for the London Art Fair 2015

Diorama For Beachcombers commissioned by Caroline Wiseman for the London Art Fair 2015

Diorama For Dogs commissioned by PhotoEast 2016

Diorama For Dogs commissioned by PhotoEast 2016

Diorama For Dogs commissioned by PhotoEast 2016

Diorama For Dogs commissioned by PhotoEast 2016

Diorama For Dogs commissioned by PhotoEast 2016

Diorama For Dogs commissioned by PhotoEast 2016

Diorama For Dogs commissioned by PhotoEast 2016

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