In every location Thomas Barbéy has traveled to, he has taken photographs. He uses the pictures to create artistic montages of a imaginary concepts, which are technically made with a combination of negatives, pre-planned double exposures, and/or other methods. His work is heavily inspired by his travels, everyday life, and art by Rene Magritte, M.C. Escher, and Roger Dean.
Audubon Magazine--June 2013 "As the first illustrator for a new column I chose the Great Egret, the logo of the Audubon Society. I wanted to "play" with the fact that fashion designers and milliners almost exterminated the species. Audubon Society helped stop the hunting and now the Great Egret is safe. OLAF HAJEK, ILLUSTRATOR