How closely does the line between love and individual loneliness in our modern world?
In the contemporary tapestry of society, even amidst the closest connections, a pervasive undercurrent of alienation courses through. It’s a paradox of shared spaces and hearts set adrift in their own isolating orbits.
In an era where we’re incessantly bombarded with stimuli, the overwhelming sensation of loneliness has become the hallmark of our times. We’re left with a disquieting awareness that we might forever remain outsiders in our own society. People, once potent agents of change, now seem diminished, relegated to roles in a world dictated by commercialism, where they themselves have transformed into commodities.
Today, happiness seems to reside behind glass windows, within the confines of stores where purchases hold the promise of fleeting satisfaction. The very essence of love, it appears, is bartered on the same shelves, its value reduced to the transactional.
You Jiali / Lonely Hearts
Photography & Video: You Jiali / @bingchuanyjl
Makeup: Li Xinyu / @lixinyu_r
Lighting: Lu Haohong / @_hailuo7
Models: Sun Xuan / @xuan_xxya
Li Weihan / @1_weihan
Mentor: Zhang Hang / @mathiszhang