The Last Ones Left
Act i: Welcome to the Apocalypse.
Not all is lost, however. This is not apocalyptic in the sense of destruction. This is a chance at a fresh start because humans, while destructive, are a resilient species. We arrive to find our protagonists in a lucid dream state...
Act ii: Feeling Lost is Something No One is Immune To
This feeling, while unpleasant, can serve as the catalyst that forces much-needed, and at times, overdue action. As we become more cognizant of our needs, we face the challenge of balancing them while adapting them to current circumstances. Searching for clarity, we instinctively move to shape a reality that best suits us.
Act iii: Man v. Nature
Traversing such terrain under these circumstances quickly becomes a war of attrition. Father time and mother nature remain undefeated when they are our adversary. The paradox? We need them both to survive.
Act iv: Shelter
Food, clothing, shelter is what we refer to as basic needs. In the civilized world, at times this is taken for granted. The minimum amount of resources required to satisfy these needs is the measurement of absolute poverty. Instinctively the acquisition of these assets becomes top priority.
Act v: Darwinism
Natural selection, adaptation, and the struggle for existence are our new norms. As we grow accustomed to our surroundings, there's a natural progression that transforms us from alien to indigenous.
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The Last Ones Left
Photographed by Julian Race
Styling and Creative Direction: Leon McKenzie
Story by Leon McKenzie
Additional writing by Julian Race
Models: Sukii Moreno & David Jasso
Clothing by Miel Y Noir
My name is Julian Race and I am a visual artist, primarily focusing on making photographs and short films. My work centers around portrait, fashion, and lifestyle photography for commercial, advertising and editorial clients. Home base is Dallas, Texas. If you would like to learn more about me as an artist, click here. If you are interested in collaborating on an upcoming project, please click here.