Portrait and privacy rights have been a troublesome issue for photographers for a very long time. There is a scene in the movie'' Code Unknown'' (directed by Michael Haneke who I love and respect) in which members of the public are unwittingly used asmovies extras. I've also photographed the face's of people on a train in Berlin in the same way to Code Unknown. Of course, aphoto that captures people's faces in real society cannot be exposed to the public. As a result I have shot and edited thephotographs in a way aiming to reach the fine line of getting away with not being able to specify the models individuality. I wasable to clear the problem of rights of images, by digital image editing and the result of the shade from rays of direct sunlight fromthe windows. I tried to extinguish the individuality of the 'models' and removed clothing they were wearing through trimming. Thisseries is in homage to the director Michael Haneke.All words of S.
Fujiwara.Satoshi Fujiwara is a winner of the Stella Succi ( Mousse Magazine) award of JAPAN PHOTO AWARD 2014
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