21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Artistic
"Drift" from the series "This Is Water"

"This Is Water" explores self-awareness and its nemeses: blind certitude and unconsciousness. A world above the surface projects one reality. Another, below, is seemingly disassembled, and reconfigured. The dissonance sparks awakening.

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Date Taken: 08.2022
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Manikata, Malta
Copyright: © Ann Prochilo