Amyn Nasser
 
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Cities of Molten Gold

Skyscrapers of luminous gold and silver hues rise up from the bright city streets into the night sky. Once the sun sets on Vancouver, the façade of the city, bathed in an iridescent glow, quickly transforms into an atmospheric backdrop for the city’s night owls. In his large-format pieces, Amyn Nasser captures this remarkable mood and allows each glittering window to tell its story. The voyeur inside us is brought out, and we search for the hidden details behind the glass like enthusiastic detectives.

Amyn Nasser’s Voyeur Nocturne body of work is the result of a ten-month project exploring Vancouver’s high-rise jungle from unknown perspectives. His concept of exploring the essence of Vancouver at night through colour, contour, and light has produced a series of exceptional architectural photographs. Warm, metallic colours that range from glistening gold to silvery platinum to shimmering bronze are characteristic of Nasser’s work. Though shot from afar, the city’s silhouette is bathed in a harmonic light and emits a welcoming warmth, inviting us to linger the way a lit window does a silent observer.

Amyn Nasser’s work is more than a mere tribute to the beauty of his adopted hometown. They can also be interpreted as a critical reflection of a society in which the boundaries between private and public have become fluid. Having already published spreads in Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar as a fashion photographer, Nasser has won countless prizes for his architectural photography and plans to continue developing this body of work.

Sarah Fassio
born in Zanzibar
Fashion, Beauty, Nude, Architecture and Fine Art photographer. His work has appeared in Fashion Editorials for highly regarded magazines including Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, Elle, Esquire, Vogue Hommes, GQ, L’Officiel, Rolling Stone, etc
He lives and works internationally around the World.


Awards (Selection)

2019 LUCIE IPA International Photo Awards | WINNER | PROFESSIONAL | ADVERTISING, FASHION - The Disrupters! You Are So Cool!
2019 Graphis Photography Annual | GOLD WINNER | FASHION | The Disrupters! You Are So Cool!
2018 ND Awards | ARCHITECTURE
2016 International Spider Black & White Awards 11th | WINNER NOMINEE | NUDE - Black Heat Passion
2015 International Color Awards | Nude - Wild West Kate MMCMXXVIII - Wild West Kate MMMXLIII
2014 MIFA Moscow International Foto Awards | Winner Nude - Fine Art | untitled_VICLI
2014 Spider Awards 9th Black and White | Fashion | Untitled No. 1
2012 Spider Awards 7th Black and White | Fashion | Untitled MMDLXXV
2011 Applied Arts International Award | Architecture Award Winner
2011 Photo District News PDN Photo Annual New York| Architecture Award Winner
2011 Spider Awards 6th Black And White | 4 Toes, 5 Circles | Fine Art Winner
2010 Applied Arts International Award | Architecture Award Winner
2010 International Color Awards | Photography Masters Cup Nº 3 & Photography Masters Cup Nº4
2010 Photo District News PDN Photo Annual New York| Architecture Award Winner | Image MDLXXXIII DCXCIII MDCCXIX
2010 Black And White Spider Awards 5th | Nominee | Fine Art | Image: 8 Toes, 5 Circles
2010 Smithsonian Magazine - 7th Contest | Travel - MCDXXIII - The Little House that fought demolition | Finalist
2009 International Color Awards | Photography Masters Cup | Nominee | Nude: Ripe
2009 Photography Masters Cup | International Color Awards | Nominee | Portrait: Beach Boy
2009 Lucie Pilsner Urquell Awards | International Photography Awards | Architecture: Cityscapes | Voyeur [V] Nocturne - Vancouver Metropolis: Spiderman's View
2009 Lucie Pilsner Urquell Awards | International Photography Awards | People: Culture - This America, [E]


Solo Exhibitions (Selection)

2017 LUMAS Vancouver Gastown Exhibit | June 22, 2017, Voyeur [A] Nocturne
2016 Mirror Ball - Allstream Center Toronto - November 2016
2016 TRUNK AutoONE - Vancouver Canada - November 2016 - March 2017 Voyeur [A] Nocturne
2015 TRUNK Gallery | Voyeur Nocturne Works | Architecture & Erotica [Downtown Gallery]
2014 TRUNK Gallery | Voyeur Nocturne Works Architecture + Erotica
2012 TRUNK Gallery | Architecture Vancouver Study
2011 TRUNK Gallery Vancouver | Exhibits [V]+[E] - Voyeur Nocturne Works | 2011 | Solo Show
2010 TRUNK Gallery - Vancouver | Voyeur Nocturne Works [V] Architecture | Solo Show
2010 TRUNK Gallery - Vancouver | Voyeur Nocturne Works [E] Erotica | Solo Show
2010 Olympic Village 2010 Vancouver | Voyeur [V] Nocturne Architecture | Solo Show
1993 Tous Les Calçon Paris | Solo Show | Men


Group Exhibitions (Selection)

2014ROAM Gallery | Voyeur Nocturne [V] DLXIX | The Vancouver Club May 2014
2011October | Arts Umbrella - Splash! Vancouver | Voyeur [E] Nocturne: MMMDCCCLXVI Possession, Red Lounge | Opening Piece Lot # 1
2010November | Sotheby's | Modern Views: A National Trust Project for The Farnsworth House and Glass House. Chicago, New York - Sotheby's. | Morbras Meeting Point #1 Assouline Limited Edition Book
2010-2011Smithsonian Castle , Washington, D.C. |Voyeur [V] Nocturne: MCDXXIII
2010October | Arts Umbrella - Splash! Vancouver | Voyeur [V] Nocturne: CCXCVI
2010Unite With Art - Vancouver | Voyeur [V] Nocturne: MDLX


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