away from reality photo series portrays london as a virtual hideout
away from reality photo series portrays london as a virtual hideout away from reality photo series portrays london as a virtual hideout
nov 11, 2015

away from reality photo series portrays london as a virtual hideout

away from reality photo series portrays london as a virtual hideout
images courtesy of in return and mr. whisper




duo creatives tayfun sarier and guus terbeek of in return teamed up with london-based instagram influencer and photographer mr. whisper to create a photo series that portrays their views of the near future. the project is called ‘away from reality’ and was motivated by the intense and quickly growing relationship between man and machine.

away from reality
photo taken in the kensington gardens, where a man looks completely alienated




in the ‘away from reality’ photo series, people are shown against a backdrop of london’s most iconic locations like kensington gardens, the underground, etc., while wearing an oculus virtual reality headset. the images make visible how this modern day phenomenon called technology is withdrawing us from reality and resulting for some in a virtual hideout.

away from reality
in the london underground, one of the world’s busiest metros

away from reality
eating alone at a cafe

away from reality
in westminster with the virtual reality headset on



designboom has received this project from our ‘DIY submissions‘ feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication. see more project submissions from our readers here.


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