Hyperreal facial landscapes:
»In this series Robert Staudinger concentrates on surfaces, the enticing wrappings which we perceive as Being, while we forget what lies behind them –whether out of fascination with the diversity of appearances or simply because of a lack of time for the effort of becoming involved. His precise and hyperreal facial landscapes, which are provided with a synthetic new unreality on the computer, appear to come from a different world: beautiful, monumental, distant. They are intentionally not characteristic images, but meticulously anonymised facades.
Staudinger sends his viewers on an expedition into the microscopic world of flawlessly shining regularities, where no pore, no little hair, no gleam has been left to chance. When looked at closely, these regularities are nothing of the kind, because it is actually only the many deviating particularities perfectly staged by Staudinger which prevent a boring slickness and, with it, superficiality.«
ZS ART GALERIE,