Visual Agnosia

A photographically interpreted text in a photo series.
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Photography Concept Visual
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Imagine you lost your visual understanding of the world entirely.


This project's approach was to visualize a text photographically from Dr. Oliver Sacks, a British neurologist and author. His books were mostly collections of case studies of people with neurological disorders. 

I've chosen the story «The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat.»

Starting at a written text and adapting it into a visual language was a refreshing and joyful experience. It was a journey to empathize with the protagonist Dr. P., a former music professor who had entirely lost his visual understanding of the world. 

The photographs capture the surreality of dimensions in space and reality.

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