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Japanese photographer Daisuke Takakura wanted to show in his strange project ‘Monodramatic’ that every person has many different personalities, and the pseudo-reality he creates is an insight into the world if many clones of the same person live in it.
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The photographer was helped to realize his intention by teenagers, who not only enthusiastically posed in various ways, but also freely expressed the most unimaginable emotions.

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After several hours of retouching and processing in graphic editors, the photographs showed everyday activities and situations, only now already filled with clones.

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Although Takakura’s photographs are reminiscent of footage from a fantasy film, he himself is convinced that if you look better, a person’s multifaceted personality can really look like his work.
Daisuke Takakura

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He explains that the name of the project ‘Monodramatic’ is related to the theater, in which one actor takes on various roles.

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“In this way, I wanted to transform the expressive power of theater into frozen photographs,” the Japanese explained his intention.
Daisuke Takakura

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Daisuke Takakura was born in 1980 and, in addition to photography, is also involved in design and theater, although he is a lawyer by training.

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‘Monodramatic’ photographs were his first major solo exhibition to be seen at the Tokyo Art Gallery ‘M84’ last year.

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Other works of the artist can be found on his website .