ECOSYSTEMS @OxUniMaths

Our beautiful exhibition at the Oxford’s University Mathematical Institute has just been launched! Set in a beautiful contemporary space of the Mathematical Institute, the exhibition features 32 works from the ECOSYSTEMS album http://stanislav.photography/ecosystems in stunning 81x53cm format. Creating a certain presence effect, these works project their pure colours onto the viewer communicating the simple thoughts…

ECOSYSTEMS @ClubofRome

I have been particularly delighted to be able to present ‘ECOSYSTEMS’ at the most elite gathering of the leading environmentalists and sustainability thinkers in the world, ‘The Club of Rome’. Taking place within a stone’s throw from the Vatican, this year’s meeting is celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Club and is revisiting the historic…

ECOSYSTEMS @ClubofRome

We are immensely pleased to confirm the official invitation to attend the 50th Anniversary meeting of the Club of Rome to take place in Rome, 16-18 October 2018. This will be a fantastic opportunity to present our new ‘ECOSYSTEMS’ album to a broad audience. You can already pre-order the album using the crowdfunding page we…

ECOSYSTEMS @OxUniMaths

It gives me enormous pleasure to announce that the first copies of our new book, ‘Ecosystems’ are arriving this week. Beautifully designed and printed by the lead partners of Phaidon, Thames and Hudson, Assouline, Aperture and National Geographic, our book has become a very nice design object. All sleepless nights devoted to sequencing and editing,…

Birthday @The_Globe

First of all, thank you all for your wonderful birthday wishes, it is all very much appreciated. It was equally a delight to watch the Shakespeare’s Globe perform under the stars in the Oxford Bodleian Library quad, in the same way it was done in 1600s. Simply fabulous. The best birthday present one could wish…

Trailer for Ecosystems @MuseumModernArt

We are incredibly excited to share a new video about our new photoalbum entitled ‘ECOSYSTEMS’. Shot in Colombia, Brazil, USA, Dubai, France, Spain, UK, Germany, Austria, Italy, Albania, Russia, Kazakhstan, Malaysia and Singapore, it speaks about the complexity, diversity and the true value of ecosystems. Professionally designed with the help of MA in Book Design…

Photographic gaze @MuseumModernArt ‏

My photographic gaze is searching for three most important elements: the special light, the distinct atmosphere and a significant detail. I am particularly attracted to various manifestations of colour in the real world, and have devoted considerable attention to the colour theories from Chevreul to John Gage. I am inspired by a wealth of tradition…

Valuing Nature @routledgebooks

Valuing Nature? Economics, Ethics and the Environment, a volume edited by J.B. Foster has made a profound impact on me as an ecological economist and a photographer. In this brilliant collection of essays the leading sustainability thinkers present the philosophical issues inherent in the neoclassical environmental economics dominant at university departments today. Dismounting the supremacy…

Where am I now?

In my practice I am using photography to communicate in visual ways the important environmental ideas that benefit from using the photographic approach. I am focusing on environmental landscapes, travel imagery and fine art works that could enhance our understanding of the ecosystems through the use of ‘Goethean science’, i.e. more focused appreciation of the…

Index 2018 Dubai @tradegovuk

Dear Friends! Environment Europe​ has just won a grant of £2500 from the UK Department for International Trade Business to present our environmental art at the leading contemporary interior design fair Index 2018 in Dubai, taking place 26-29 March 2018! We need £4000 to cover additional expenses for the stand, airfares and accommodation as well…

Cartagena @Guardian

I am immensely pleased to have my celebrated image from Cartagena, Colombia published in the Guardian newspaper again: Cartagena by Dr Stanislav Shmelev. There is a good chance that it will be seen by some of the 6.97 million Guardian followers on Twitter. Carthagena, a coastal town on the Caribbean coast of Colombia is a…

Pulau Redang @Resurgence_mag

When I visited a little tropical island of Pulau Redang a few years ago,  I was expecting to experience the true tropical paradise with turtles coming to nest on island’s beaches. To my greatest disappointment every single area of island’s life: energy generation, transportation and, especially, waste treatment have shouted about existing problems. I photographed…