This series is the attempt to understand the functioning of sensations. To explorate the space of emotions and the interaction between the forms of the image and the viewer. Nasos Karabelas is a fine art photographer and film director based in Thessaloniki, Greece.
Old Dhaka is the most crowded and oldest part of Dhaka city, always on its toes, in a boisterous way. Chaotically beautiful!! I found that spite, that vigor for life, that chaos in Old Dhaka; the kind of chaos that doesn’t make you feel uncomfortable but rather invites you to immerse in life whole heartedly. This is the kind of chaos I can romanticize, the one that vibes of spirits, of energy, joys and heartache and an amalgamation of varied sensory mediums.
By accepting that reality is not only a reflecting surface for the gaze, but also for the fears and the desires that define it, then inquiry is directed towards a narrative form which will strip reality of its claim to objectivity, while seeking faults that illuminate the seams of its overlying structures.
Doors, windows, light, the sea, a great passage. Diminutive man. Time eternal. My own revelation. The journey is a photo essay with a 1960s camera, actualized on the islands of Tinos and Patmos. A quiet study of a brightly lit world.