Daniel Salemi’s Atelophobia is a group of images made in response to his travels throughout the US and abroad. The images depict Daniel’s acute awareness of the ever-continuing assimilation of objects. He documents the removal of culturally distinctive characteristics by capitalism and globalization in the manmade spaces he investigates. His work delves into the lack of distinction between structures from state to state, and the fault that falls on economization due to the use of mass-produced building materials, chosen without regard to the building’s location or purpose. His photographs accentuate the intense clean lines and geometry of modern architecture, and the life that these spaces lead independently of the humans that brought them into existence.
Daniel received a BFA in Photography from SUNY Purchase in 2008. He has shown in a group exhibit at Gallery MC in NYC and at the School of Art and Design at Purchase College.