A poetic, almost painterly series by photographer Gabriel Adda from Montevideo, Uruguay. Purposefully blurring the surroundings and individuals in the photographs, the images convey more than a mere reproduction of reality, but explore issues of urban isolation and universal solitude. As Adda shared with us:
“By using this technique, not only is the person individualized by becoming the axis of movement, but he is also isolated from the surroundings. In some cases the elements around the person emphasize the sensation of solitude, like tiny humps that simulate islands, and columns that have turned into lighthouses in a vertiginous environment. The characters are deprived of their appearance, resulting in anonymous carriers of grotesque expressions of pain and suffering.”
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