Nightscapes in a ghost town – in pictures

By Stacee Smith

When French artist Zacharie Gaudrillot-Roy learned how to use digital image manipulation, he decided to mix reality and perception by creating a city made entirely of facades. “The facade [of a building] is the first thing we see and it could tell us everything and nothing at the same time – it is just a question of imagination,” he says. “I like to wander through the city at night and when something tempts my eyes I take a picture.” Gaudrillot-Roy, who lives in Lyon and has been working on the project since 2009, adds: “I choose a building when it evokes something in me and causes me to interrogate myself. So it is not really a conscious choice, but more about a feeling.”

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