Symbiosis by Zuhal Kocan Plays With Light, Color and Symbolism

 - Mar 14, 2011
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Symbiosis by Zuhal Kocan is a color-popping photo shoot filled with tasseled veils, looped headdresses and masklike makeup in vibrant hues most often seen on tropical birds. Model Ida Konge plays an innocent ingenue, adding sweetness and naivete to the bold, bright accessories styled by Stine Munk Jorgensen.

The artist's statement says that the project is "a symbiosis of expectations and naivety when the sun shows herself." This poignant sentiment adds another layer of complexity to the evocative editorial: Is the model's stare one of innocence, hope or dashed expectations? It's tough to say, but from a fashion standpoint, the ornate accessories, subtle plays on light and brilliant use of color makes this photo shoot one to dwell on. See more images from Symbiosis by Zuhal Kocan above.