Rebirth of Venus

PhotographerDina Bova
PrizeHonorable Mention
City/CountryRosh Ha Ain, Israel
Photo Date2014
Entry Description

It’s a story of Venus, born in our reality of today, inspired by "The Birth of Venus" by Sandro Botticelli, great painter of Early Renaissance. Unlike Venus of Botticelli, which is very romantic painting, the real world we live in today is far from being romantic. This is why this work is less romantic and more sarcastic. Instead of pastoral sea you'll find an image of sea on dirty and peeled wall, instead of seashell - a manhole cover, instead of flowers - cigarette butts and alcohol bottles. There’re many other ironic and sarcastic elements which you’re welcome to find...

About Photographer

I'm a photo-artist and a co-founder of BSW-Art project ( In my creative art-works I mostly express my philosophic concepts, dreams and fantasies. I think it's not important how you create your work. It is important what the work transmits to people’s souls and what feelings it awakens...