This photograph is part of my body of work Subveil.
This series represents the Los Angeles subway as a surreal underworld and aims to reveal unconscious aspects of an everyday visual experience.
Thanks to the low light of the location and the texture of the high ISO color film, the bodies get fused together with their reflections and the space around them.
The subjects become characters of a shared dream: the images are crafted by the encounter between the subject’s identity and the unnatural environment they come to relate with.
Born in Genoa, Italy in 1989, Federico Imperiale is a photographer and music composer currently based in Los Angeles.
After starting his studies in Cinema while accomplishing his first projects as filmmaker and music composer, in 2014 Federico decided to devote himself to photography, deepening his technical skills and pursuing a personal study of Minor White's work and Roland Barthes’ studies on the photographic image.
Federico currently works as unit still photographer and continues to develop and promote his portfolio; he has published two bodies of work: Subveil (2017) and Projections (2018).