Fahey Klein Gallery
Formento & Formento are known for their inventive and stylized photography that explore the uncanny and perverse, revealing double edged allegories with underlying lyricism . Utilising conceptually playful staged scenes that are psychologically evocative, the erie sensuality of their style reveals a fascination with fiction and reality. Under the name Formento + Formento, Richeille Formento styles and art directs, while BJ Formento lights and photographs. The images are a mutual portrait - an exchange in which the artist’s individualities blur, leaving traces on each other. Together the duo has an enthralling ability to absorb the spirit of a time and place, creating cinematic photographs, with a vision that references the past but remains contemporary and highly original.