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Despair

The haunting images circulated in the media of caravans of migrants displaced by the pandemic became a de facto deep seated metaphor for the world that we are currently inhabiting. A few months ago, the universe turned on its head within hours of the declaration that we were facing a potentially deadly virus.  Nations, countries, cities and towns  came to a screeching halt – some more abruptly than others. The impact of the sudden shutdown was felt as a sharp jolt- a high magnitude earthquake that traumatized rather than rolled with undulating motion.

As one who views much of life through an artist’s lens, the images left an impression - an impression expressed in a face from nowhere and everywhere, belonging to no one and everyone, and saying nothing yet everything; sharing a deep despair, an anxiety, a forlorn gaze at what is and what may be. The resultant suffering has upended our way of life and I sincerely hope that adversity can be a guiding light so we can emerge from it – a better people. Please share your thoughts.



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Dilmit Singh
Dilmit Singh
2020年7月15日

Victoria, thanks for visiting and your kind comment. Look forward to hearing from you again!

いいね!

victoria.marzouk
2020年7月14日

Absolutely beautiful! The image and description fit beautifully together.

いいね!

Dilmit Singh
Dilmit Singh
2020年7月05日

Thanks, Mary. I'm glad to hear that the image is able to convey as intended. Appreciate you taking the time to give feedback.

いいね!

Mary De Young
2020年7月05日

Very effective use of color. This image has remained with me since I first saw it. You really captured the subject's desolate look off into the middle distance.

いいね!

Dilmit Singh
Dilmit Singh
2020年7月02日

Thanks, Suchitra. Used only two colors to create the piece - mineral violet and sepia.

いいね!
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