Lisa Saad is an accomplished Advertising and Commercial Photographer and a Director of Photography.
As we build higher and denser within the urbanised world we forget that we remain small and some what insignificant to what we are building.
This is a series of images based around the idea that we become more and more anonymous within the urbanised world not only with what we build, where we work but also how we communicate. The series depicts the pressures, the freedoms and the unexpectedness of our urbanised worlds shown through the striking use of architecture and the insignificance of life pushed to the very corners of the frame.
The Anonymous Man Series, create an intriguing delve into the constructions of our urban existence. Combining an interest in minimalist lines and dichotomies, the fleeting figure in each creates a narrative full of intrigue.
When I first saw these images I thought they were drawn, the colouring and retouching of the photographs is so stylised, they feel like some kind of film noir graphic novel, Sin City meets the Man in the White Suit.
The scale of the pictures creates drama and the tiny characters movement builds tension and narrative. This series of images could tell an amazing story.
The art grabs me in a different way to others, it makes me want to read more, it is immersive and intriguing, it almost feels like a pick your own story, where you can control the direction. In describing the works Saad says ' We are always making decisions, always deciding to step one way or the other and we are always looking for greener pastures or is it the easy way out?