Today, no one is really alone in his own four walls and even in the middle of the night. The reason is that the new media, as his constant companions, allow him to sink into the digital world. Despite many advantages that the modern technology offers him, it contributes to the dispersal of his thoughts and thus leads to mental fragmentation.
A modern human is no longer able to spend time with himself and has forgotten to enjoy the simplest pleasures of solitude, silence and Doing Nothing. The stillness is unbearable for him because it lets him feel the annoying presence. On the internet, he gets the feeling of being needed, loved, spoken to and entertained.
In the photo series “Discrete,” people are photographed in their private atmosphere while surfing the net, chatting and watching TV, whereas the displays of digital devices are used as the only light source.