The fascination for the various forms and expressions of water has led Markus and Catarina to develop a personal relationship with this elixir of life. Their work is an exploration of the very essence of water and aims to call people’s attention to its aliveness – when one sees how water responds, remembers and transforms, one respects it as a living entity and understands its fundamental importance for life.
EXIBITIONS: 2017 Kolin Keidas, Finland 2017 Casa Serrão, Lisbon 2016 WeJazz Festival, Helsinki 2016 IRIL, Lisbon 2016 UMAO, Copenhagen 2016 Konst gallery, Helsinki 2015 Art & Design Fusion by Velvenoir, Salzburg 2015 10th annual Conference on Physics, Chemistry and Biology of Water, Varna 2014 Museo de Arte Moderno MAM, Mexico City 2014 Leogant Loft, Berlin 2014 Café Bar No 9, Helsinki 2014 Casa de Cultura Bucareli 69, Mexico City
The Depth of Water photography collection specifically portraits the many expressions of water showing in every picture its distinctively different characters. Each photograph marks a moment in the continuous story of traveling water reminding us to cherish and protect water’s life and water places for the sake of Earth and all Beings. As Phillip Ball said in Life's Matrix: A Biography of Water: "like a person, water has immediate, evident, and familiar characteristics that can be understood only, if at all, by a consideration of its deeper makeup, of the hidden factors that shape its behaviour."
THE SPIRIT OF THE MOMENT
The photographs of water are captured in places of natural significance, like springs, rivers, streams, lakes, and oceans — uniting and celebrating all of these different locations and terrains. They show the chameleonic qualities of water that mirror its surroundings in light, colour, and vibration. Scientific studies point us to the fact that the electromagnetic fields of the location get imprinted into the photograph taken and thus are transmitted further. A camera can truly capture the spirit of the moment! These photographs besides capturing the boundless diversity and beauty of water, are also meant to impact positively our cognition and emotions.
Catarina and Markus’ passion for water took them to explore different fields of knowledge like science, health, culture, etc. in order to deepen their understanding of this primordial element of nature. Their extensive research and contact with water has culminated in the development of a series of seminars and events in which they share what they’ve learned and discovered.