Entry Title: "Surreal Existence"
Name: Wajid Drabu , United States
Category and Expertise: Deeper Perspective|Other_P, Non-Professional


Entry Description: This series focuses on a loved one in the advanced stages of Alzheimer's Disease. She cannot communicate, recognize her family, or express her emotions. She is totally dependent on her caretakers for existence. Despite the essentials that feed human interaction, she is sought after, taken care of, and loved by her family as much as she was more than 10 years ago when she was in a perfect state of health and mind. In the end life is all about love and understanding that transcends the intellectual capacities of individuals.

Story: This series focuses on a loved one in the advanced stages of Alzheimer's Disease. She cannot communicate, recognize her family, or express her emotions. She is totally dependent on her caretakers for existence. Despite the essentials that feed human interaction she is sought after, taken care of, and loved by her family as much as she was more than 10 years ago when she was in a perfect state of health and mind. In the end life is all about love and understanding that transcends the intellectual capacities of individuals.

About the Artist:

Wajid is a self taught photographer born and raised in the valley of Kashmir. He currently lives in Los Angeles, where he practices architecture and continues to express himself through his visual narratives.