Simon Wald-Lasowski is a freelance photographer and art director. He makes colorful, fun, twisted work by use of bricolage, word play and ‘cliché bending’. Lighthearted at first sight, his images often reveal a certain depth on second inspection. His approach is always very personal, which blur the boundaries between autonomous and commissioned work.

Selected clients:
Amsterdam Weekly, Blend, Hema, JWT, K-Swiss, Kesselskramer, KKOutlet, Moniker, NRC, Parool, Paradiso, Time Out, Vandejong, V&D, VPRO, Volkskrant Magazine

Teaching:
KABK, Den Haag
Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam 

Editorial
Client: Volkskrant Magazine
2012

The Volkskrant Magazine asked me to illustrate an article about the history of erotic literature.
According to the writer, older novels such as the classic Turks Fruit  were much more raw, progressive and arousing than newer, unintentionally humoristic books full of clichés such as 50 Shades of Grey.

I focused on the fact that erotic literature triggers the body to read, and that certain books arouse the reader much more than others :)

The editorial team of the magazine deliberated 1,5 hours whether to publish the image or not, and I'm happy that they eventually did!



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