by Low Lai Chow in New Art on Friday 4 January 2013

Man and nature. Can they ever co-exist in peace? In French-born photographer Jean-Paul Bourdier’s Bodyscapes series, the answer seems to be ‘yes’. What Bourdier does is to paint his human subjects’ bodies so that they seamlessly blend into their natural surroundings like chameleons. The result? Extremely poetic.