Voices in Isolation
Black and white photograph of a person gripping a pillow that is over their face.
GVSU student photographer Madison Cruz created her senior photographic exhibition, “Breathing Space,” with three other students during the COVID-19 pandemic. Like many around the world, Cruz dealt with feelings of isolation while being forced to stay inside and away from family and friends. This time influenced her final project as she created black and white images that capture the feelings of being anxious and depressed, feelings many dealt with during this time. Regarding her photographs Cruz states,