Limbo is a collection of portraits featuring men who are trapped in a symbolic struggle between two choices. Based in El Salvador, artist Rodrigo Dada produced this series to illustrate the concept of transition. In the photographs, each person can choose to go one of two ways, continuing the descent underwater or moving forward and emerging above the surface.
Dada challenges his viewer’s perspective by turning each image sideways, which produces the illusion that the men are standing, trapped in a personal conflict. According to the artist, “The subject is found buoyant in between dreams and reality, calm and violence. This project is about threat and confusion: to float or to drown.”