Photographic evidence that we exist, feel, grow, travel shapes our digital identity within a universal language, transcending cultures and societal differences.
We continually project our curated moods, desires and beliefs in the ever-growing global visual landscape as we, in reciprocation, are inundated with other people’s answers. Curiosity becomes a precious and rare quality, and this series prompts the viewer to ask ...
(text: Irina Gyurcheva; photos: Svilen Nachev)
Many things or even situations are often in a comparison process, where both, common points and differences arise between them. The expression "Apples and Oranges" initially refers to the apparent differences between two or more objects that make them totally incomparable. However, with a more careful reading, common elements can also be recognized and the comparison is finally possible. Considering all the above, I decided to use this idiom as a title for my project. I tried to put images in pairs that, while at first look seem dissimilar, when you look them closely, they can stand as a diptych. This happens when some common and formalistic mainly elements, make a powerful conversation between those images.
The Bulb Collective consists of photographers active in urban (and rural) photography with an expressive shift to include highly aesthetic and poetic images in their assignments.