THE PSYCHOLOGICAL STATE OF WAITING FOR TAKEOFF – IN “PASSENGERS” BY JOHN SCHABEL

These days we’d all probably be wearing masks. In the 1990’s JOHN SCHABEL set up his camera, equipped with a telephoto lens, on overpasses near New York’s airports.  Peering into the cabin windows of aircraft awaiting takeoff, he found miniature studies of human beings about to be catapulted into space.  We’ve all been there.

One thought on “THE PSYCHOLOGICAL STATE OF WAITING FOR TAKEOFF – IN “PASSENGERS” BY JOHN SCHABEL

  1. Reminds me of Michael Wolf’s ‘Tokyo Compression’ – shots in the subway of faces pressed up against the glass in the doors.

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