by Low Lai Chow in New Photography on Friday 14 December 2012

French photographer Olivier Culmann goes around the world to snap pictures of people watching TV. His method is non-intrusive — he waits for the viewers to get into telly mode and forget he’s there before he shoots. “Television is very powerful… Some even fell asleep,” he told The Wall Street Journal’s India Real Time. Most of the telly expressions are either dazed or come with a hint of frown. Yeah, we’ve seen these faces before.