Freedom

07 April 2012

Kishor K. Sharma From the series Living in the Mist – the Last Nomads of Nepal

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The notion of Freedom seeks to engage a series of photographs that may highlight how a circumstance, a point of view or even an idea may liberate an individual, an artist, the society, or even a perspective. How does freedom – or the lack of it – impact our everyday lives? The visualisation of ‘freedom’ can be expressed through actions, through notions of identity, through forms of resistance, or even through the power of an image – a portrait that may break the norms of convention, a landscape that may have a hidden history, or a candid shot that alters ones notion of reality. What are the notions that drive us, that make us rage against known barriers? What makes us free to be who we are?

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