Manu Torres is an artist based in Portland, Oregon. His floral arrangements often involve a dialogue between the artificial and the natural, incorporating paper, fabric, paint, and feathers to imitate and exaggerate natural beauty in a hyperreal way.
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Manu Torres, who embraces this philosophy, albeit in a much less minimalist way, underlines: “when incorporating non-floral material, I’m only trying to enhance the beauty of the more natural elements, to imitate and exaggerate their beauty in a hyperreal way as a tribute to nature.”