Intrigued by the small silhouettes of these very different creatures against the backdrop of this vast, infinite landscape, Ilse Merlo instantly felt the literal connection between the two beings. Despite the obvious physical space between them, they are coupled in this moment in time. There’s a very present element of vintage slapstick in this photo, harking back to the old adage of “Who’s walking whom?”.
This young artist studied Photo Art at the Academy of Visual Arts in Anderlecht. To her, photography is a medium through which she enjoys exploring the world, discovering the unknown by looking through a lens. Her biggest inspiration is drawn from her many travels.