The Morning News pointed us to the work of New Haven-based artist Kevin Van Aelst, who photographs household objects to explain basic life processes. According to his artist’s statement, “The images aim to examine the distance between the ‘big picture’ and the ‘little things’ in life — the banalities of our daily lives, and the sublime notions of identity and existence… This work is about creating order where we expect to find randomness, and also hints that the minutiae all around us is capable of communicating much larger ideas.” More after the jump.
Digestive System, 2009, digital C-print, 30 x 20
The Brain, 2009, digital C-print, 30 x 40
Serotonin, 2008, digital C-print, 40 x 30
The Heart, 2009, digital c-print, 40 x 30"