Photographer recreates the feasts described in the pages of famous literary worksPictolic
Anyone who has read "To the lighthouse" Virginia Woolf, almost tasted the famous beef stew Mrs. Ramsay, the same as all the fans of the books about Harry Potter wanted to try the legendary butterbeer. Food in books at times evokes genuine emotion, and is strongly associated with the characters of these stories. This assumption is based series of photographer Charles Roux "Fictitious feasts" (Fictitious Feasts) about cooking and dishes, described in the works of the world classical literature.
"To the lighthouse" Virginia Woolf.
"Love in the time of cholera," by Gabriel Garcia Marquez.
"Moby dick or the White whale", Herman Melville.
Ulysses, James Joyce.
"Jane Eyre", Charlotte Brontë.
Charles studied photography in Paris, when he discovered own extraordinary attachment to the painting of still lifes. They gave him the idea that food has a strong metaphors.
Les Miserables, Victor Hugo.
"Goldilocks and the three bears", the Brothers Grimm.
The Metamorphosis, Franz Kafka.
When Ru began work on the series, the first he came up with a description of the food from the novel of Marcel Proust's "In search of lost time" and the mad tea party from "Alice in Wonderland".
"In search of lost time", Marcel Proust.
"Alice in Wonderland", Lewis Carroll.
Charles Roux cooking itself, which he filmed, was an important process. The creation of each photo started out not thinking of composition, and memories which described the author as was the dish that was around. All the props for shooting, the photographer gathered itself — looking in antique shops and second-hand.
"The Adventures Of Oliver Twist" By Charles Dickens.
"Catcher in the rye", Jerome David Salinger.
"End game" by Samuel Beckett.
Little Red Riding Hood, Charles Perrault.
Carrie, Stephen King.
"The Chronicles Of Narnia. The lion, the witch and the wardrobe," the Clive staples Lewis.
"Pippi Longstocking", Astrid Lindgren.
"The ingenious Hidalgo don Quixote of La Mancha", by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra.
"Doughnut," by guy de Maupassant.