Born from the earth and into the shadows... by Paul Louis Villani


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  • Imagine being born again.

Only this time your mother is the earth and you come fully equipped with memories, knowledge and a belief system.

What raw emotions are evoked when the first thing you are confronted with is an environment completely foreign to what you were expecting?
Fear, confusion, doubt and loneliness.
Or because of the new environment one may lose their inhibitions, feel joy or perhaps discover inner strength and courage.

Maybe the nine images are a true metaphorical reflection of the artists soul?
His background and love for the stage and theatre.
His longing to find true love and a wanting audience.
The ongoing battle of time and money between industry and creative

Born from this earth, the series, everyone deserves a new beginning, a chance to start over.

The Aradale weekend was a huge success and I thouroughly enjoyed spending time with like-minded souls.
Massive thanks to the following for your muse, inspiration and collaboration…
Kara Rasmanis
Jenny Hall
John Robb
Matt Allan from Disenchanted
Melissa Kirkham
Jo O’Brien
James Price
Michael Alesich
Lucky Vegetable
Bronwen Hyde

Art Folders…

Entire Portfolio
Born From This Earth – Series
Hearts At War
Vehicular works
B&W Photography
Transitional Industrial Utopian Series
Models and Fashion Photography


way, paul, hall, john, louis, vent, passage, asylum, villani, 1212, robb, aradale

Art gives me the freedom to see with my own eyes what my minds eye has conceived.

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  • Disenchanted
    Disenchantedalmost 6 years ago

    SNAP! That is one fucking awesome shot Paul!
    The black and white conversion turned out fantastically and just adds so much drama to this shot.

  • Lorraine Creagh
    Lorraine Creaghalmost 6 years ago

    This is fantastic. I get the weird feeling of being able to see but not quite reach…very surreal.

  • Pinhead Industries
    Pinhead Indust...almost 6 years ago

    Very interesting, excellent lighting. could be a scene from a horror movie.

  • Paul Louis Villani
    Paul Louis Vil...almost 6 years ago

    Thanks so much Matt, Lorraine and Steve! :D

  • bodymechanic
    bodymechanicalmost 6 years ago

    simply mavelous,fantastic conception and great light and of course shadow!

  • kvalle
    kvallealmost 6 years ago

    wow this is great…. im glad i just got to be in the duct not crawling on the floor too…. tehe…

  • Paul Louis Villani
    Paul Louis Vil...almost 6 years ago

    Thanks so much Steve and Kara! :D

  • shawhouse
    shawhousealmost 6 years ago

    great b&w. very cool…

  • Holly Werner
    Holly Werneralmost 6 years ago

    Excellent work.

  • Paul Louis Villani
    Paul Louis Vil...almost 6 years ago

    Thank you kindly shawhouse and Holly! :D

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