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My day job is a teacher, however on March 23rd this temporarily came to an end. A job that requires personal interaction with peers and my students was removed. As an insulin dependent diabetic I am considered vulnerable as society deals with the grip of Covid-19. This has resulted in self-isolation away from my friends and family. Having been in lockdown for approximately six weeks, I have engaged in a repetitious daily lifestyle that has left me feeling enclosed and confined. Delivered in a chronological fashion over a one day period, the series of black and white images reflects my daily routine and the current state of my psyche.

 

I am inspired by self-portraiture photographers Francesca Woodman and Robert Mapplethorpe both of whom provide stark and vivid portrayals of their human condition.

 

By Carl Copeland

1 Comment
  • Natalie Copeland
    Posted at 20:20h, 31 May Reply

    I understand how you have depicted everyday life as being black & white, the same day everyday, no splash of colour to resemble contrast, I think people will relate.

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