Celebrity hat maker Nick Fouquet collaborated with photography duo Hunter & Gatti on a film, photography and art project titled Infinite. In charge of production was The Near East Suite. Beauty is work of makeup artist James McMahon. Director of photography Olivia Segarra. The project explores what lies below the physical surface, and searches for different realities and new ideas. Along with the film that was captured with infrared camera, Hunter & Gatti also created 27 artistic works where photography and painting come together.
“The ‘visible’ spectrum, probably the most well-known of human sensory limitations, as the human eye is only capable of perceiving light at wavelenghts between 390 and 750 nanometers. Of course, calling it the ‘visible’ spectrum is a bit of a misnomer, as plenty of animals are capable of perceiving light with frequencies outside this relatively narrow band of electromagnetic radiation.
We want to explore and experiment with our senses, being able to try to see beyond what we see. Using infrared black and white photography, the images shift, the greens become almost white and the blues a dramatic dark. The colors are not distorted, a different part of the spectrum is simply captured, it is another reality, it totally differs from the reality we know, that is why cameras and films have been always prepared to eliminate ultraviolet and infrared light, so that their results is the one that human eye sees, and that´s what we change.” – Nick Fouquet & Hunter & Gatti