In a stirring exploration of the inner realms of human experience, photography duo Rona Bar and Ofek Avshalom present their latest series, "Tell Me Where Your Freedom Lies."
With London as their backdrop and nurturing ground, the Tel Aviv-bred creators embark upon a thoughtful voyage, diving deep into the delicate nexus of self-expression and identity harbored within the personal sanctuaries of their subjects. Each photograph manifests as a quiet yet potent dialogue with the viewer, inviting them to traverse the intricacies of life's stages through a lens that oscillates between the introspective and the kaleidoscopic. In a time of change and relocation, this body of work stands as an intimate cartography of the contemporary human landscape, mapping the multitudinous pathways through which the personal and the universal speak to each other.
Navigating through the inner sanctums of individuals’ abodes, we witness an unspoken collaboration between the observed and the observers, Bar and Avshalom — who have collectively christened themselves “Fotómetro”. Each frame unravels a rich narrative woven from threads of unique features that speak volumes — a tattoo bearing testimony to a pivotal life moment, garments chosen as articulations of self, and myriad objects that echo the silent but resonant language of personal history. Through the discerning eyes of the artists, we are guided to contemplate not merely the visual composition but the undercurrents of life choices, experiences, and desires that embody the essence of their subjects. Fotómetro’s creations stir a potent brew of inquiry and revelation, nurturing a space where viewers can embark on a journey of reflection and, perhaps, rediscovery.