Blow Up Press — Polonia

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OVER.STATE is story of a young and lost person trying to feel free and find love. An emotional exploration of the human condition. An effort to understand how we express freedom, intimacy, closeness; how we seek true connection with the inner self and the other.

For me, photography is the missing dot that connects what is deep inside us and we cannot understand or describe, with the world,»» – says Ilias Georgiadis. – «»A connection that transcends and moves through spacetime, in unpredictable, mysterious and non-linear ways. A link between reality and love.

I believe we take pictures because our inner self wants to reconnect with the cosmos. We want to feel close to people, places, objects and as the time goes by, we recognise in them a part of ourselves. With photography, we reveal ourselves to the unknown, while preserving a link to the real.

This work depicts my innermost states of fear, desire, affection. Standing between life and death.

Author (photographs & texts): Ilias Georgiadis
Design: Aneta Kowalczyk

Cover: soft, upcycled leather paper (100% recyclable and biodegradable, with 25% of leather residues instead of wood tree pulp)
Format: 200×260 mm
Number of pages: 92
Number of photographs: 59
Language version: English

Print run: 400 copies
Printing & binding: Argraf, Warsaw, Poland

Publication date: September 2019
ISBN: 978-83-952840-3-8

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