Gala Squarci has chosen to explore a subject that corresponds to the essence of photography: light and the shapes that it makes, ubiquitous to the point that it makes our interactions with the world a primarily visual experience. By documenting the lives of the visually impaired, most as a result of an accident, Gaia Squarci communicates emotions, giving them a materiality. In her highly rigorous compositions, she destigmatizes the disability and offers in its place a tale of everyday life.
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