Art & Design


Dina Broadhurst • 20 September 2012

By taking a completely different angle on interiors, photographic artist Menno Aden has created a collection of images that surprise and fascinate, prompting us to look further into the way other people live and decorate their spaces.

Born in 1972 in Germany, Menno lives and works in Berlin and has been exhibiting works across the globe. With his “Room Portraits” series, interiors become abstract compositions. He uses challenging angles, installing a camera on the ceiling to take pictures downwards, shaking our perceptions towards our most familiar environments, including personal homes and public spaces.

Playing on the notion of surveillance, observation, and voyeurism, with a touch of humour and intrigue, Aden’s images delight on many levels while assuring you get lost in the detail.