Luka Kostil says about himself:
My name is Luka Kostil, I was born in the Soviet Union in 1989. My family moved to Hungary in 1994. I’m based in Budapest, but constantly on the move. I studied Media Design at Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design from 2008-2013.
Beside shooting pictures, I consider myself a director, I direct music videos, shorts and commercials but at the same time, I always seek ways to deliver independent mixed media projects.
About ‘Ghosts’ – words by Luka Kostil:
As a director I strongly believe that photography helps me to employ different kinds of narrative storytelling. Sometimes one static shot can create a deeper impact than a 90-minute narrative feature film. This relation between the medium, the content and its efficiency, always intrigued me. In my work, I seek ways to deliver an emotional impact with visual simplicity and irony.
My latest project called Ghosts, is a series of photos all done between 2017 and 2019 in Berlin. I see the temporarily covered bikes as a melancholic representation of Berlin’s autumn. Their shape and their abandonment make them appear as sorrowful yet dorky ghosts of the upcoming winter season.