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It might not be for everyone, but I think that is awesome. That is the type of work I hope to produce some day.
You could easily shoot this today if you were so inclined. All it takes is a little imagination and an understanding of how light works in these conditions.
They're 11x14 sheets of premium laser printer paper which has a smoother gradient and glossier surface than regular paper, taped to the floor in curving patterns.
EXIF data's intact for the photo but those settings are nothing special. The flash level which was 1/40th and about 3 inches from the subject. The shot is simply the top third of the paper from an angle that ensured that the large curve entered from the bottom left and exited through the right.
Lighting this was the real challenge. You can't use a bare flash and hope to retain the shadows, because a bare flash will spill light everywhere. All I did was take some regular aluminum foil and snooted the flash so the light came out as a thin horizontal beam of blue (gelled) light. You aim the light at the bottom of the paper and what happens is as light travels up the paper, it falls off into shadows which is what gives the form its definition.
When you get to this point, it's a game of inches, an inch to the left or to the right or up or down and it completely changes the lighting. What you see is the result of about 100 permutations of light placements and beam sizes, where the focus was, light it evenly, but not so much that it blows the shadows away.
Hope that helps.