Hungary flag
Honorable Mention BIFA 2020 Editorial / Photo Essay

Looking Glass

  • Prize
    Honorable Mention in Editorial / Photo Essay
  • Photographer
    Karma Zangpo

Looking Glass is not loud, it is very quiet,repetitive and monotonous like the lockdown in Australia.I was suspected of Covid-19 but later found out I had tuberculosis.There was an uneasy feeling of uncertainty every day about my situation.The doctors couldnt confirm if i would be there for weeks, or months.I was luckily kept in quarantine for only two weeks.The only connection I had with the outside world was my room view and the glass door.Working from an internal place with this unprecedented series,there are instances of coping with my sickness loneliness an isolation during this pandemic.

(b. 1999) is a photographer from Sikkim, India and currently living in Melbourne,Australia studying Business at Torrens University. Karma began his journey as a photographer in late 2016 when he first picked up a camera in senior year high school and has been going forward ever since. Through his art practice, Karma explores the possibilities of documentary image making , story telling and taking street photographs wherever he is. I have been shooting for almost 4 years now.