A JOURNEY TO THE INVISIBLE EMPIRE – Juha Arvid Helminen
Self published by the artist – 2022 – Finland
24,6 x 17,8cm – 144 pages in “deep black” – Hard cover
First edition in English Language.
The book expands over a decade of work by Juha Arvid Helminen dealing with the darker sides of humanity spanning centuries of misuse of power in a form of fine art photography. Exploring the beautiful façade that often try to hide the ugliness of human ideas.
“These beautiful façades have always fascinated me and I love to tell stories using the character as a reflection of us.”
Handpicked pieces of work in this fine art book split into three chapters; “The Myths We Create”, “Turn Down The Silence” and “In The Name of Tradition”.
The book also includes six page forword by the artist + new images specifically created for this publication.
A must have for any mask enthusiast or a uniform lover who finds beauty in the darkness.