In 2016, I started experimenting with new photo-manipulation techniques applied to painted, photographed or found images, mostly for my multimedia project Isandlwana - a Love Story. Here are a few of my favourite images which may not make it into the project however; they seem to encapsulate absence and loneliness, so they might form the seed of a new project...
Peace & Juice © Michael Schmidt 2017
She is always leaving, mystery in her wake © Michael Schmidt 2017
the petrochemical djinn © Michael Schmidt 2017
She walked into the sea and became Yemanya © Michael Schmidt 2017