Saturday, 23 November 2013

Mirrors And Windows

Mirrors and Windows is a portrait series by Italian photographers Gabriele Galimberti and Edoardo Dilelle that draws insight into the lives of women across the world based on their intimate living spaces. Like the work of Rania Matar, this collaborative effort presents a number of young women from different countries and social standings who have invited the photographers into their bedrooms to capture them in their personal space. While some have countless possessions, living in the lap of luxury, others are clearly not as fortunate.

The project states: "In a world that is increasingly shaped by global standardization and IKEA aesthetics, this work explores the rooms of the conventional and the eccentric, the rich and the poor, the mother and the single, the pious and the unbelieving, the sports-obsessed and the shopping-addicted, the tomboy and the girly-girl, the tidy and the shambolic… These bedrooms are the mirrors of the history, personality, culture, obsessions and social status of the girls that occupy them, but are also unique windows into these young women’s worlds."

How this is relevant to my project 
Each image tells us a lot about the person by looking into their bedroom environment. In my studio shots i want the viewer to know his/her job through the prop that will be held in the image.

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