Apocalyptic Comics by RobotHugs

I recently started riffling through the archives of  http://www.robot-hugs.com which is a web comic primarily featuring work on the topics of LGBT, Relationships and Depression/Anxiety issues and cats – worth a read if those things interest you. However, among these comics I also found an interesting little selection of apocalyptic works, which I saved and…

Phillip Van: Breezy Point

Photographer Phillip Van spends much of his working life documenting the ordinary and mundane as well as  the “ surreal in the everyday and the lives of adolescents and outsiders”. In this series of photographs Van has beautifully documented the effects of a serious hurricane on the coastline of ‘Breezy Point’ in the U.S. The…

Sven Kristian

Kristian’s work places gas-masked figures in conventional situations, creating an oddly disturbing, post-apocalyptic feel to day-to-day actions. The behavior portrayed in these images makes the run-down, deserted surroundings seem even more menacing, heightened by the faceless, gas-masked figure in each.

Johanna Martensson

“The Earth will probably continue to turn long after humans are devoured by rat-size snails or flesh-eating zombies, but A Design award winner Johanna Mårtensson wanted to explore the notion for  herself. After testing how various materials biodegrade, the Swedish artist and  theater designer built a model city entirely out of bread and then photographed …

The City: Lori Nix

Lori Nix is possibly my favourite artist/photographer ever! I know an artist is good when I am jealous that I did not produce this work myself. Her composition and colour is spectacular and the atmosphere that her photographs create is stunning. Not only does Nix take great images but she also creates the dioramas she photographs from scratch…