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From Jon Feinstein’s article for Vice:

For Soldi, the passport-size photo-booth portraits, all made with his eyes closed, pose the question “how do we grieve the life we left behind in order to live this one?” His body serves as a spiritual stand-in for other immigrants shedding their histories, which he describes as “imagined futures,” meditating on what they may have left behind. “The photo booth,” he says, “acts as an apparatus that contains the entirety of my body, a small stage for a monumental performance both private and public all at once, captured once, one of a kind.”

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Browse Rafael Soldi’s work at ClampArt

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