The to ten copies limited and numbered large-format photography impresses with a staggering depth effect, brilliant colors and sharp details. The high-tech print on a high-resolution photo textile is stretched on an aluminum frame with integrated LED background lighting.
As if nature acts as an artist, using the hull like a canvas to document vividly the impact of natural forces on the artifacts of sailors.
Sea wash, weather, sunlight and other factors solve more and more the initially purely graphic design of material, shape and color and seem to randomly create vibrant textures, which merely suggest what this ship part of steel, aluminum or wood had to suffer from during its journey across the oceans. Helmut Kraus photographies of the edition ShipSides are authentic documents of maritime aesthetics.