Imagine riding the subway, and before you know it, a strange is slumping over on your shoulder snoozing away. How would you react? Brooklyn-based artist George Ferrandi’s latest photo series aims to capture just that moment in his project titled “It Felt Like I Knew You”. Ferrandi slowly slumps in her seat, resting her head on a stranger’s shoulder, while her accomplice, Angela Gilland, secretly captures the fascinating interventions using her iPhone. Continue reading for more pictures.
Here’s what Ferrandi has to say about the project: “I attempt to mentally and emotionally re-sculpt that space. In my mind, I reshape it – from the stiff and guarded space between strangers to the soft and yielding space between friends. I direct all my energy to this space between us. When the space palpably changes, and I completely feel like the stranger sitting next to me is my friend, I rest my head on that person’s shoulder.”