Online platforms, like Skype, have quickly become a well-used and reliable source of communication for people all over the world. Be Here Now is a project by Singapore-born and New York-based photographer John Clang, that explores new ways of documenting families who are separated by time and space.
“The collection of images pictures several groups of relatives originally from Singapore with all members of the family unit included in one shot. What makes this series tailored to the new standard of haphazard familial diaspora is that regardless of whether or not the people of a particular kin group are physically in one geographic location, the photographer is able to capture all members together through a projection of the missing individual(s) likeliness with the use of the video-chat system, Skype”
via: design boom