Photographer Kamil Kotarba portrayed the battle between real life and digital reality in his series “Hide and Seek”.
In this round, real life is almost fatally defeated and we get to hide comfortaby behind our screens. Kotarba highlighted this “new normal” with an abstractive visual metaphor in which we are nothing more than our hand’s extension. It’s also quite interesting how effectively the low color saturation communicates the cold environment that is created by this isolation. Chances are that you are reading this article from your mobile while commuting, sitting in class or in the middle of dinner with friends just like this series predicted. After this line, consider returning IRL.