Photographer recreates feasts described in the pages of famous literary works
• Photographer recreates feasts described in the pages of famous literary works of
Anyone who has read "the lighthouse" Virginia Woolf, almost taste the famous beef stew, Mrs. Ramsay, just like all the fans of the Harry Potter books have dreamed to try the legendary butterbeer. Food in books sometimes causes genuine emotions and is strongly associated with the characters of these stories. On this assumption, a series based photographer Charles Roux "Fictional feasts" (Fictitious Feasts) of feasts and dishes described in the world of classical literature works.
The lighthouse, "Virginia Woolf.
"It seems to me, my soul is filled with stories, and consciousness - a picture of what I read in the first place I always reader and only after more and more become the creator.". Charles Roux, the author of the series "Fictional feasts"
"Love in the Time of Cholera" Gabriel Garcia Marquez.
"Moby Dick or The White Whale", Herman Melville.
"Ulysses," James Joyce.
"Jane Eyre," Charlotte Bronte.
Charles studied photography in Paris, when he found his own extraordinary attachment to still lifes. They led him to the idea that the food has a strong metaphorical.
"Les Miserables" by Victor Hugo.
"Goldilocks and the Three Bears," The Brothers Grimm.
"Transformation", Franz Kafka.
When Roux began work on the series, the first in his head came descriptions of food from the novel of Marcel Proust's "In Search of Lost Time" and mad tea party from "Alice in Wonderland".
"In search of lost time" Marcel Proust.
"Alice in Wonderland", Lewis Carroll.
Charles Roux for self cooking, he took off, it became a separate important process. Creating each photo did not begin with thinking through the composition, and with memories - which details the author describes how the dish looked like that was around. All props for taking photos collected himself - was looking in antique shops and second-hand.
"The Adventures of Oliver Twist" by Charles Dickens.
"The Catcher in the Rye", J. D. Salinger.
"End Game", Samuel Beckett.
"Red Riding Hood", Charles Perrault.
"Carrie" by Stephen King.
"The Chronicles of Narnia. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, "CS Lewis.
"Pippi Longstocking" by Astrid Lindgren.
"The Ingenious Hidalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha," Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra.
"Donut" by Guy de Maupassant.