/15 Mountains

Nils Klinger


In general linguistic usage a mountain describes a geological structure, a consequence of tectonic plate shifting. The photographed mountains are not a naturally tectonic forming, but arbitrary bodies, the spoil heaps of a wide range of industrial extraction of raw material. Each mountain has an individual appearance in form, colour and structure. These mountains are like the realized utopia of a landscape model. The aesthetical perception of nature is a basic aspect of naturally felt spatiality. Landscape is in the centre of the human perception and sensual culture. The human ensconce / adaptation into nature has changed the original parameters of perception and meaning