The German Democratic Republic was a country ruled by surveillance and constant monitoring; these photographs provide a window into a past era.
This article appears in full in Issue 90 of Aesthetica Magazine.
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Alessio Albi’s close-up portraits draw attention to finer bodily details – capturing them with mesmerising intensity and heightened colours.
Reflecting the notion of discovery, Jungle provides a bright, digitalised arena for uncanny figures, each an active participant in a number of settings.
Charlie Goodge sensitively draws attention to texture – velvet curtains and draped tablecloths create sumptuous visual environments.