"Drowning World is a visual attempt to capture the magnitude of climate change through portraits of flood survivors taken in deep floodwaters, within the remains of their homes."
- Gideon Mendel
Keeping their composure, the photographed subjects pause in front of Mendel’s camera, casting an unsettling yet engaging gaze.
These images, taken across the world, bear witness to a shared experience that erases geographical and cultural divides. They invite the viewers to reflect on our impact on nature and ultimately, on our own attachment to our homes and personal belongings.