The photographs of Niki Gleoudi attempt to speak to us about the visible and the invisible distances, both geographical and psychological, that immigrants often feel to be defined from, distances that technology seems to outweigh. They also indicate the inevitable idealization that distance itself creates for all that is distant, for all that, despite its altering form, remains firmly in our mind and transforming photography into a form of halted time, completely appropriate for photography.
In the following photographs, individuals of the Greek diaspora in the USA are matched with their ‘precious’ objects. (Hercules Papaioannou - Director, Thessaloniki Museum of Photography, Greece)
If I had to leave America tomorrow I’d take …
A recent photoessay from NYC. The aftertaste of a vibrant city. Unrevealed emotions … Loneliness, search for love, separation and togetherness all in one." Niki Gleoudi
Niki uses the most honest of lenses and gear, the ones which capture emotion before light, the ones which freeze glances before movements.
Are the colours of NYC blue even in the melting days, even in the balmy nights?