An Artist's Depictions of Parallel Worlds Are Powerful

Uğur Gallenkuş is a digital artist from Istanbul whose creations are captivating the world. Through his unique photographs that blend parallel worlds in one image, Gallenkuş shows the heartbreaking contrast between the Western world and war-torn countries.

The photographs highlight the stark differences between two places. Each photo corresponds perfectly with another, comparing the harsh political climate in one area of the world vs the overindulgent and consumerist area of another.

He posts his photographs on his Instagram page, where over 800 thousand people follow his work. You can follow him here, but in the meantime, here are some of his digital collages: