It is part of the human condition to wonder about how others live, to imagine what goes on in their lives. What if we could satisfy this desire to take a look, to know, to understand – and actually see into the everyday lives of the people we pass on the streets of Dublin?
Sonder magazine is an insight into the minutiae of some of these lives. In giving seven different people a disposable camera for a few days – and allowing them to capture their movements, their homes, the things and people they love – we can build up an idea of the depth and breadth of life happening around us in the city.
Sonder, (n). the realisation that each passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own.
Some of my illustrations of people’s home spaces included in the magazine: