Andy Rudak’s Cardboard Cities

London-based still life advertising photographer Andy Rudak has recently embarked on a more personal project, creating a series of cityscapes made entirely from cardboard. With the help of set-builder Luke Aan de Wiel, Andy recreated surreal views of cities like London, New York, Mumbai, Paris and Tokyo in the studio. His “Cardboard Cities” took nearly a year’s planning, design, build and shoot.

“I knew I wanted the shots to portray a scene of serenity” Andy says, “I had decided I wanted these scenarios to be void of any obvious human presence so I used an animal for each shot as the main focal point. From this I was drawn to the idea of the taxidermy animals. I felt they were crucial to achieving the feeling of serenity I was after.”

A book following the process of construction from start to finish is being published with an exhibition of final images touring agencies and galleries this autumn and winter.

advertising photographer Andy Rudak

advertising photographer Andy Rudak

advertising photographer Andy Rudak

advertising photographer Andy Rudak

advertising photographer Andy Rudak

advertising photographer Andy Rudak

advertising photographer Andy Rudak

advertising photographer Andy Rudak

advertising photographer Andy Rudak

advertising photographer Andy Rudak

advertising photographer Andy Rudak

advertising photographer Andy Rudak

advertising photographer Andy Rudak

advertising photographer Andy Rudak

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