With ‘Ordinary/Extraordinary’, one is confronted by a wall of faces. Spare, black and white portraits lit from above. Ordinary people etched by a simple but dramatic light source that brings out the uniqueness of each one person. Each unique face sings its own song, of unique joys and secrets and concerns. No bells, no whistles, no gimmicky mindgames; just really beautiful photographs.
Because more than anything else, they are true works of art. We are made to pause, to look, to really see. With his quiet spirit and mastery of his medium, Manit is bringing us a priceless gift; he is recalling from the depths of our being the sensitivity to see.