German artist Robert Rickhoff has created an intriguing series of photo montages that depict boring urban locales that he has manipulated by adding “out of place” objects into the photos, lending them an absurd and provocative quality that is hard to deny. The inspiration behind the project? The desire to produce works that skew what …
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Out of Place - IGNANT
Hamburg-based artist Robert Rickhoff invades public space with humor through a series of digitally manipulated photographs in his Bachelor project entitled ‘Out of Place’. Rickhoff presents scenes within a commonplace environment to depict impractical yet lighthearted situations – including a climbing wall to a urinal or a or wheeled walkers on the racing track of […]
Ironic Photo-Manipulations by Robert Rickhoff
Robert Rickhoff is a photographer and retouch artist from Germany. He graduated from ArtEZ Institute of the Arts in Enschede, Netherlands with a Bachelor’s degree in Design. Rickhoff applied this notion to his photo series “Out of Place”, where he added some really funny touches to the every-day pl