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Michael Donovan Vision China Spread is Emotionally Cathartic

By: Meghan Young - Published: • References: michaeldonovanphotography and fashionising
The Michael Donovan Vision China spread harnesses the look and energy of experimental films from the 60s and 70s. Full of cathartic emotions, strange (even surreal) scenes and avant-garde shots, this photo series seems to belong in an art gallery rather than in the pages of a magazine.

Grainy and gritty, the aesthetic of the Michael Donovan Vision China photo spread mimics the rawness of its content. It seems to tell the story of a relationship that is on the cusp of becoming erotically abusive. It is this strong narrative that will really pull audiences into the editorial. From there, we become voyeurs privy to a destructive relationship, and our only solace becomes the great fashion worn by the characters.