Fotograf Magazine

Akira Komoto

Inverting Holes

Human recognition together with imagination knows no bounds. Thinking moves continually forward, it visualises that which is unnoticeable. We work with this phenomenon both in science as well as in art. In the first case, black holes can serve as a spectacular example: gigantic and dark objects in the universe that no one has seen but which exist without a doubt.

Black holes are characterised by hard-to-describe features, even if they can be explained by the laws of physics, the theory of relativity for example. One of these features is centripetal force which causes anything close to the black hole to be swallowed up forever. So the black hole seems to be a bottomless void that destroys anything around it.

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