The Invisible Man

The Invisible Man

According to his DeviantArt profile, Crilleb50 a.k.a Christer Borgquist considers himself a hobbyist and yet there's no lack of professionalism when it comes to the finished product. Ever the opportunist, I figured it would be a good idea to look at the concept of the invisible man because I couldn't decide which of these three pictures I liked best; they all deal with slightly different variations of the 'missing self'. 

Wish You Were Here was an image which resonated strongly with me a couple of years ago when I found myself in an online relationship with someone living three thousand miles away. Long distance relationships can provoke a curious blend of feelings which go from one extreme to another 

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Looking In

Looking In

The three images I want to look at in this post were in the same portfolio as the Kraken image I posted the other day. At the time I came across them, I felt they offered a calm respite from the internal shite that was threatening to keep me off-balance. The view through each of the windows provide only tiny pieces of information, and certainly not enough to draw any concrete conclusions. Old bones and bandages have both been recurring themes in the past; as have windows, although more often than not I notice the pictures which have a solitary figure who sits in a room with menacing weirdos looking in from the outside. I’m sat here wondering if the attraction is related to a real shift in perspective; that I was trying to disengage from the personal and get back to being objective.

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