John Santerineross is an artist whos still photography work has made him an iconic figure in the alternative , cutting edge dart art photography world. (santerineross.com) He has been published more than 100 times in book and magazine form. Well established as a groundbreaking photographer for his disturbing yet insightful sensitive and erotic images. He has begun to delve into the world of moving images.He refuses to classify or categorize himself. He prefers to let the viewer decide and define.
He has been called everything from” the world leading Neo-symbolist artist” by PROFIFOTO, Germany's leading photography magazine to an “artistic assassin who wants to artistically assassinate Christianity, especially Catholicism” in Bill Donohue’s newest book “Secular Sabotage: How Liberals Are Destroying Religion and Culture in America”.
Therefore John never elucidates his imagery for fear of limiting viewers’ personal interpretation. He is influenced by the early symbolists’ belief that “the creation of a mood is as important as the transmission of information, (it must also) seek to engage the entire mind and personality of the viewer by appealing to the viewer’s emotions and unconscious mind, as well as to their intellect”.