Matjaž Krivic: Blue
"…When was the last time you heard silence? Total and utter silence - not only in your surroundings - but also within. That stuff is hard to come by these days. And for the past 200 years, since the beginning of the industrial revolution, it' just become harder and harder, every day.
And this is precisely what spawned my venture to find the world's silent spaces. I wanted to depict stillness and peace, and was drawn to places of worship - places where people seek inward instead of outward - reconnecting with themselves and the greater forces. In my mind these special places are venues of one of the most positive activities of man: the veneration and celebration of life. Of whom we are.
My aim is to capture the ambiance radiating from these places - be it a church, a mountain, a river, or simply a rock stuck in the ground - to convey the reverberation of its worshippers' gratitude and adoration for life on earth - as they have shown it through silence and meditation. And maybe this can tell us something about what has been lost on the way to modernity…"