Dystopia by Petri Damstén

Petri Damstén is an amateur photographer from Kuopio, Finland. After he had to retire from his normal daily work, he has put a lot of his feelings to photographs. He has found this to have been very therapeutic. Currently his main interest is in conceptual photography.

When making this series I went through my mental journey in the past years by picturing it as a dystopian society. Being a small human confronting a faceless society was an easy role for me to play. I have taken a lot of self-portraits, so it was obvious I play the role of a 'human' in these pictures myself. When looking at the world nowadays these pictures work in a larger context and not just one man's battle inside his head.

All images by Petri Damstén