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This photo is from my personal project "SUPPORTRAITS" which I started to create in Istanbul in 2016.

Here you can read a mini article about this project;

Photographer and artist Gabriel Vorbon unveils his latest photography art project which started in 2016 and was concluded during the inevitable lockdown due to the coronavirus outbreak. Gabriel spends his time between Istanbul and Barcelona where he creates beautiful images that merge fashion and documentary photography in a fresh and candid form.

Gabriel tells us that the project started in 2016 to create a portrait series that saw nine different people being photographed at different times while wearing the same garment - a white turtleneck top. The plain background became another common denominator in this essay as Vorbon smudged the lines that separate gender, body-type, and skin colour. One single garment connected nine different individuals from distinct backgrounds, stories, families, cultures and interests.

Gabriel asked each of his models to share 'how they were feeling during isolation'. He then asked them to send their answers in their own handwriting in their native languages, these being; Turkish, English, German, French and Russian. Once Gabriel had received the texts he merged the answers with the preexisting images which were shot in analogue format and using natural light.

This visual essay still represents the same core idea from when it was first executed; however, this time around, and due to the quarantine, we can see a new layer of connection between people as no matter their location or political and social-economical beliefs or gender, race, and body-shape, they all share the same reality of finding themselves in confinement. The project seeks to analyse and explore the connections that make people equal be it emotionally or otherwise.
The artwork will be print in one of the best Fine Art Print store in Barcelona or Istanbul. It is print on Hannemuller PhotoRag (Smooth Texture) Fine Art Paper. This paper, with its characteristic, wonderfully soft feel, boasts a lightly defined felt structure, lending each artwork a three-dimensional appearance and impressive pictorial depth.

Limited edition of 5+1(Artist Copy)
Signed and numbered.
Comes with a certificate of authenticity.

This print is only available in this limited edition.

Supportraits / Arda

Only 6 left in stock
  • 50x50cm
    Fine Art Print
    Limited edition of 5+1(Artist Copy)
    The framing is not included in the price.

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