‘Ordinary Madness’ Explores Identity & Human Physicality In A Digital Age

“Her [Charlotte Colbert’s] latest photography project, Ordinary Madness, was inspired by the child of one of her friends, who tried to zoom in on a butterfly on a window. From that moment on, Charlotte started reflecting on the emoji in particular and explored, through a series of black and white photographs staging models wearing surreal emoji masks, the question of one’s identity. How do we relate to the emoji? Is the human physicality redefined by the digital age and its fallouts? How far is this online world going to take the human mind? Can it transcend borders and cultural differences, or is it becoming an even bigger invasion of our personal expression? (…)”


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