Levon Biss is a British photographer born in London. Throughout his career Levon's work has covered a wide range of photographic genres, including portraiture, documentary and sport. His work has been exhibited around the world his prints are housed in numerous museum and private collections.
Levon’s passion for nature and photography came together to create the award winning project Microsculpture, a unique photographic study of insects in mind-blowing magnification that took the genre of macro photography to an entirely new level. Levon adapted traditional techniques to create a photographic process that revealed the minute details of insects in a resolution never seen before. It has been described as a beautiful marriage between art and science.
Levon's exhibitions display photographs printed in large-scale formats, with insects that are only a few millimeters long being presented as 3 metre high prints. Each image takes 4 weeks to create and are produced from up to 10,000 individual photographs. The exhibition has travelled through Europe, the Middle East and the USA, it is currently on show in South America. A book of the Microsculpture photography is published by Abrams.
For his latest project Levon has turned his attention to botany with his project The Hidden Beauty of Seeds & Fruits. The opening exhibition and book launch will take place at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh from 27th May 2021.
Alongside his macro work Levon continues his portrait photography, with recent subjects including Quentin Tarantino, President Macron and Usain Bolt. His works has graced the covers TIME, The New York Times and GQ and his visual creativity continues to be in regular demand from commercial brands and museums around the world.