The images are constructions of theatricality and outline the affective logic of dramatic emotion. The isolation of the emotional state of emergency is a constant stylistic device of the photographs as the room does not know a vis-à-vis, no addressee who could benefit from the relinquished gestures of absolute expression; providing no hold, often not even an outline for the emotional instability: the walls do not resist mental rhetoric, but outline it and generate gestures and poses, which are confirmed as symptoms through nomination.
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