Riot of colours

For the photographer Pol Kurucz, his distinctive visual language represents his ways of revolting against conformity and challenging normality. Peek into his world of provocation and extravaganza.

Text by Gabriela Holesova

Abundant in colours, brazen and provocative; the works of the Franco-Hungarian photographer and the kolor art collective he founded in 2011 draw their inspiration from Brazil’s underground drag scene, feminism and African culture – using models, celebrities and actors connected to Rio de Janeiro’s anarcho-humanist movements. Picking up creative stimuli in his previous places of residence such as Hungary, Bahrain and Portugal, Pol then moved to Rio where he is based now.

Part of the ongoing project ‘ZONES’, first launched in 2015, this series of pictures is highly theatrical, even bordering on surrealism, and aims to address important issues in a playful but outspoken way.


bamm hr (1 of 1)

bebe hr (1 of 1)

cena1 hr (1 of 1)

churrasco hr (1 of 1)

grace hr (1 of 1)

guerreira hr (1 of 1)

mic hr (1 of 1)

papi hr (1 of 1)

pb hr (1 of 1)

perolas hr (1 of 1)

soco hr (1 of 1)

tennis hr (1 of 1)

touro hr (1 of 1)

unicornio hr (1 of 1)

vitima hr (1 of 1)

zebra hr (1 of 1)


Pol Kurucz: Website, Instagram
Text: Gabriela Holesova

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