I often find myself lost in a crowd, shy, introverted and envious of people who can strike up a conversation with strangers. I would believe that the world belongs to them. I often would stand in the corner and observe this hectic social space.
The urban space changed me, it challenged me to communicate and connect with a new world of artists and art spaces. I had to move out of my comfort zone and be open to strangers who became acquaintances, friends or lovers.
An opportunity to travel on a residency project to Germany changed my notion about the world and the human relationships. It changed my perception about relationships, family and being single. It was a world that opened out and I found “single” men and women in the urban landscape, living in large apartments. I had conversations with them about their relationships, broken marriages or the idea of having multiple relationships without the commitment of marriage.
Photographs of single people in a landscape mirrored my fear of being alone. Since childhood I was afraid of loneliness and being judged by others. It made me vulnerable and fragile. I am in search of others who understand me and accept me for what I am.
These photographs of single humans in an urban landscape are a state of being. A reality that was strange to my sensibility. I became a silent voyeur who captured the quiet moments of calm and contemplation of strangers.
Imagine a human system of thoughts as waves continuously flowing in a SPACE. Now as long as these waves are not interfered or hindered they continue to flow and the person is free