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Cold Turkey

The unpleasant state that drug addicts experience when they suddenly stop taking a drug; a way of treating drug addicts that makes them experience this state. // I quit smoking cold turkey.
source: Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary

Stefania Orfanidou cold photography phosmag greece

© Stefania Orfanidou

Stefania Orfanidou cold photography phosmag greece

© Stefania Orfanidou

Stefania Orfanidou cold photography phosmag greece

© Stefania Orfanidou

Silence. The steep naked mountains mesmerize me. I stay still. My thoughts get paralyzed. Frozen images from the past cross my mind. Everything seems like a well-orchestrated theater in an irrational show that never ends.

Stefania Orfanidou cold photography phosmag greece

© Stefania Orfanidou

Stefania Orfanidou cold photography phosmag greece

© Stefania Orfanidou

Stefania Orfanidou cold photography phosmag greece

© Stefania Orfanidou

I feel uncomfortable out there. I am hiding under a mask, shivering in sheer pain. My skin is dry, ready to smash into pieces. The darkness becomes my refuge, the place of oblivion. I watch the world through a distance as if it was a fish tank a colorful place made of a different substance than me. I try to escape. I run away. An invisible cloak surrounds me. Beneath it, an eerie luminous place dazzles me. I am drifting away.

BIO

Stefania Orfanidou was born in 1989. She lives and works in Athens, Greece, as an architect and a photographer. She studied contemporary photography at Stereosis School of Photography in Thessaloniki. She has been published by various magazines and webzines and lately she has been featured in Athens Photo Festival
2017.

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Stefania Orfanidou