"My love for nature has followed me since I remember myself, with its magical force, powerful predators, untouched jungles and captivating stories and fairy tales such as Mowgly and Tarzan.
Photos and films of war between the white man and native american indians fascinated me as a child but was also painful to me seeing the victory of modernization over nature.
This is the very basis of my art today".
Shlomi Nissim creates photos full of fantasy and nature that expresses his passion and provides dream-like quality narratives aesthetically with wild beauty.
The photos are composed of different images and symbols inspired by archetypical connotations derived from cultural, literary, and mythological moments. As well as biblical narratives, folk tales and legends all combined in a single fictional scene, filled with the artist’s personal fantasy, as if it is a single frame taken from a movie.
In his lens, he captures divine scenes, some of which are inspired by the stories from Genesis, where characters are enchanted with the magic of the gods in synchronized harmony with the surrounding nature.
In his photos, Shlomi Nissim disregards the day-to-day social and economic routine; he wants the viewer to focus on a different and a timeless life, where beauty, hope and magic transpire