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IN Photography ON 06 Sep, 2016
The silence that a person experiences when battling depression cannot be described in words. Therefore, photographer Maureen Drennan captured her husband's tough phase of depression and her own difficulties in understanding it into a series of photographs, and named the project- 'The Sea That Surrounds Us'.
The best part is that they combated it together.
Read on as their beautiful story unfolds...
The name of the project is taken from a romantic poem by Pablo Neruda called Night On The Island.
The photographs of her husband are mixed with the images from Block Island, Rhode Island, where she spent time as a child.
The same isolation that she felt on the island, she feels with her husband and the same he feels within.
We can be troubled by a speck of dust if it enters our eyes.
Connecting her own feelings with the distant figure of her husband.
That it is truly difficult to understand a person's emotions no matter how long you've been connected to them. Once they are a distant dream, all the understanding seems vague.
The pictures seem to be saying volumes about their battle.
But, it isn't impossible!
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