Modern Intimacy

“Before the technological advances of FaceTime, Skype and Snapchat et al, long distance relationships – whether romantic or platonic – were compassionately maintained via lengthy text messages, emails and even handwritten letters (scented, if you're superbly lucky). And while nothing compares to skin-on-skin proximity, it's now possible to establish a more geniune human connection through the digital mediums of your choice. But, where does this leave us, and how does the online landscape alter our own perspective and standards of a functioning kinship or romance? It's a question posed by Polish photographer, Magdalena Siwicka, who examines the capacity in which love and intimacy operates long distance in her lenient photo series, Daughter.”

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