I photograph common people, the ones we see in our everyday lives, but who enter into an extra-temporal dimension. The distance and height of the camera make the figures unrecognizable, undefined, almost shapeless, lacking contours, as if suspended in the void. They are unconscious actors of a representation willed by the photographer’s patient observation. The figures are taken from far away. They appear to be walking on tiptoe, and whispering.
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