With his series DrOWNing SKY photographer J. Flynn Novotny tries to work on old and recurring dreams of flooded landscapes and tsunami like scenarios where no escape seems possible. J. Flynn Novotny visualizes the apocalyptic moment when his very own dream world is collapsing.
DrOWNing SKY receives increasing attention in the media. The world’s first and most popular digital architecture and design magazine designboom featured this photography series in May 2016, followed by popular magazines like the spanish QUO or Bored Panda. DrOWNing SKY is a continued project.
J. Flynn Novotny's Drowning Skys are available as limited editions (numbered and signed) from Saatchi Art.
J. flynn newton creates dream-derived landscapes in drOWNing SKY
german photographer J. flynn newton attempts to visualize the subject matter of his dreams in ‘drOWNing SKY’. the series features mesmerizing images that blend landscapes and water, resulting in apocalyptic, tsunami-like compositions where escape seems impossible. J. flynn newton is the working alias of J.F. novotny, founder of design and media agency vivia ...
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[CNN Greece 09/2019]
Drowning Sky: A photographer creates, with lens and Photoshop, a nightmare reality
It is one of the very nightmarish scenarios for the end of the world (us). Floods. Waters threatening land from everywhere. Giant tsunami that strangle cities. The land that disappears under a wet wall. How would this scenario - in pictures - actually look like?...
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[Bored Panda 08/2019]
Nightmares Of Flooded Landscapes And Tsunami-Like Scenarios
Since my childhood – and as long as I can remember - I experience frightening visions of tsunamis and huge waves destroying my dreamscapes, be it landscapes, cities or initially „normal“ dream scenes always waking up sweaty. With my skills in photography and photoshop growing over time, I decided to try my own therapy by visualizing that apocalyptic moment when my very own dream world is collapsing. ...
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IMPRESIONANTES IMÁGENES APOCALÍPTICAS
Fabulosas fotos en las que el mar parece cernirse como un tsunami desde los cielos: Estas fotografías parecen surgidas de una pesadilla. Su autor es el fotógrafo alemán Jürgen Novotny, aunque su nombre artístico es J. Flynn Newton...
Nightmares of flooded cities
Photographer Jürgen Novotny has experienced frightening visions of tsunamis and the huge waves that are destroying his dreams, whether it be landscapes, cities or originally "normal" sleep scenes. He wakes up in the cold sweat all the time...
[DESIGN YOU TRUST 08/2019]
Photographer Shows His Recurring Nightmares Of Flooded Landscapes And Tsunami-Like Scenarios Through Photography
J. F. Novotny's “DrOWNing SKYs” tries to visualize old and recurring dreams of flooded landscapes and tsunami like scenarios where no escape seems possible....
[MOSS AND FOG 08/2019]
Drowning Sky – A Flooding Nightmare Brought to Life
J. Flynn Newton has come to terms with his recurring nightmare, giant waves and skies made up of stormy waters. Indeed, he’s illustrated them, using black and white photography. The result is beautiful and spooky. And though we haven’t had this particular bad dream before, we can imagine its surreal power and fear.....
2. Preis für "Look Upwards!": "Mit dieser Fotoserie versuche ich, die seit meiner Kindheit auftretenden Albträume von plötzlichen Flutwellen und Situationen, aus denen kein Entkommen möglich scheint, zu verarbeiten."
[DIGIFOTO pro 05/2016]
J. Flynn Newton's tsunami-achtige beelden
De Duitse fotograaf J. Flynn Newton probeert zijn dromen te verbeelden in ‘drOWNing SKY’. De fotoserie bestaat uit wonderlijke beelden van landschappen, gehuld in een lucht van water...