In this rather unusual photo set, French photographer Antoine Geiger criticizes our obsession and addiction to modern technology and smartphones by creating faces being sucked into screens.
Using candid photos captured in the Louvre and elsewhere in Paris, Antoine says this project places the screen “as an object of “mass subculture”, alienating the relation to our own body, and more generally to the physical world”.
Love ‘em or hate ‘em, these photos make an interesting point.
Stressing that none of the photos were staged, Antoine told DIYP that “the whole point is actually to give this truth, I captured these moments, and highlighted what I see, what is striking in this no-space of social interaction.”
He also wished to stress that in no way do his photos represent technology sucking our souls, despite such reports in other media. “I’m not really into that field,” he said.
Another great set touching this issue is ‘Removed’ which shows how we look when we obsess with our smartphone.