This is a photo project created by Photographer and Editor Charlie Davoli by producing a series of imaginary pictures in which human beings are distractedly immersed in a reality that is likely to be possible, where the symbols of modern civilization are inevitably swallowed by spontaneous vegetation.

In these Dreamscapes, on one side, the symbols of a continuous economic and industrial expansion where everything moves fast. On the other, nature inevitably reappropriates its own space, following its course, sweeping tragically away every human trace leaving only deep scars.

This series clearly represents man's obvious and resigned indifference, regardless of the macroscopic problem in front of him, where every bit of respect for this land, for ourselves and our fellows, is probably boycotted for miserable crumbs of egoic self-referential.

Scroll down to check these dreamscapes for yourself.

1. The Absence Of Harmony Between The Function Of An Object And Its Design

Image: Charlie Davoli

This shot was taken in a Milano’s metro; over it I have merged nature’s elements from another picture that I shot over Castelluccio di Norcia during my last journey around Umbria (Italy).

2. The Drama Of Being A Naked Transistor

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Chicago palaces over the Monodendri valley in Greece.
(Two different pictures combine this image; buildings shot along the streets of Chicago and a view over the valley in Greece).

3. String Formula Too Complex

Image: Charlie Davoli

How easy can swimming be over the Engadine woods when floating in deep waters in Italy?

(Two pictures combine this image; a view over the Engadine woods in Switzerland and an underwater shot in Kala Nera beach – Greece).

4. Why Should There Be A Tautology?

Image: Charlie Davoli

Floating on Greece's shallow water as if they were flying over the Chicago buildings by night

(Two different pictures combine this image; aerial cityscape of Chicago, shot from the Hancock Tower, and an underwater shot in Lefkada beach – Greece).

5. How To Reduce The Complexity Of The Description Of Extended Systems

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Rue des Halles mall’s over the greenery Engadine’s lands.

(This image combines two pictures - a famous mall shot in Paris and a view over the Alp woods in Italy).

6. Was There Ever A Before?

Image: Charlie Davoli

It’s better to swim in London instead of getting a bus to move around the city blocks.

(This image is combined by two different pictures - a building shot in London and an underwater shot on Kala Nera beach – Greece).

7. Exploring The Intersections Of Parallel-Faced Polyhedron Within An Ovoid Volume

Image: Charlie Davoli

This picture is combined with two different pictures, both shot in Munich (Germany) a couple of years ago.

The first layer is characterized by a staircase of a metro station merged with a second layer characterized by the river close to the Eisbach river, which flows through the park known as the Englischer Garten.

8.  Both Results Are With Respect To Standard Models

Image: Charlie Davoli

The United Center, the Chicago basketball arena, now showcases a lovely landscape over the pre-Alps valley in Switzerland.

9. Prehistories Of The Future

Image: Charlie Davoli

Another version of the Louvre’s plaza.

10. Principles Of Quantum Theology

Image: Charlie Davoli

This image is combined with two different pictures, both shot in Munich (Germany) a couple of years ago.

The first layer is characterized by a staircase of a metro station merged with a second layer characterized by the river close to the Eisbach river, which flows through the park known as the Englischer Garten.

What’s the takeaway? Cities can be surreal dreamscapes, and nature can offer a reprieve from the concrete jungle. Both offer plenty of eye candy to mesmerize and transport you away if you're looking for an escape. So which one made you feel more relaxed? Let us know in the comments below.

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