Artist of the Day / Joshi Daniel

“I am a freelance photographer from India. My passion is photographing people because faces and stories behind them, life styles, various cultures and traditions fascinates me. I would like to capture as many different faces as I can. I like wandering the streets for hours looking for something that holds my attention and I also spend time learning and understanding my subjects.”


About destructivetesting

I'm a self-taught artist who prefers to use found objects in ways that were never intended. I'm not interested in making 10 or 100 of the same object. This, of course, takes more time to make each piece. I also prefer a more minimalist look, where each part of a piece can be appreciated. I consider my clocks to be small sculptures with moving parts. And, my lamps to be small sculptures with light. My mirrors are reflective sculptures. DESTRUCTIVE TESTING means to push something to it's limits to understand it's structural performance or material behavior under different stresses. I interpret this in my artwork as using materials in different ways or combinations than they were designed to be used. I also just like the slightly ominous sound of the term...
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2 Responses to Artist of the Day / Joshi Daniel

  1. andybeel says:

    Hi Joshi – a very interesting set of oictures – thanks

  2. barbaraelka says:

    I would hire Joshi to photograph me…but not in the nude…although I do admire that fine female form

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