The king seems almost lost amongst the trees in this image where he could easily be overlooked or forgotten about amongst the swirling braches. The artist makes reference to not only the Kings of the past, but also those in power today, implying that they are isolated from their subjects, stuck in their own little world, so far away and disconnected from the existence of real people. He may as well be made of stone.
This analogue photograph is one of the six part series of tranquil black and white scenes that Prarthana Modi has captured as part of The Awesome collection.
About the artist
Prarthana Modi (1978, India) is a photographer based in New Delhi.
If you are tired of the noise, of the colourful neon lights, of the flatscreens and the 3d movies, if you are at the point of ripping your clothes off, growing a long beard, and run back to nature to live off roots and berries...stop for a moment. Relax. Let yourself be charmed by the timeless and moving images that Prarthana Modi captures with her elegant black and white. Then, if you still want to escape civilization, we...
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