The thought plaguing me these days. Eighteen years, only eighteen more years, and we could have had a photograph of Napoleon Bonaparte. A daguerrotype, to be more precise. Daguerre presents his invention, up and running, in 1839. His research had of course begun some years earlier, and he made great use of the work of […]
Sibylle Bergemann and her reportage about the Marx-Engels-Forum in Berlin, GDR. How comes I am using the infamous TP incipit to write about Sibylle Bergemann and Berlin? The Berlin – David Lynch link is there, and for many, it has the form of the transcendental meditation
November 2020 First studio shoot with some new lights // a human body.
I went to the Aquarium to stand in front of the Jelly Fish tank and be hypnotised by them. Of course I shot all the other poor captive fish as well, and those are destined to be stock photos which don’t really interest me. And I could not really get the meditative experience I was […]
This is a lovely portrait session that came to be in the summer of 2020. Alex Denver is a beautiful Tattoo Artist from Italy, who lives and works in Berlin. We shot the photos in a big loft in Kreuzberg, only with natural light.
This is a representation of the eight I-Ching trigrams, made with acupuncture needles. I am not one to ever use the words Best Friend – mainly because every single human who ever used those on me eventually tried to fuck me over. But if I did use them, I’d say the Book of Changes has […]
This portrait photography session is about exploring identity through a moment of transition. How does the camera capture securities and insecurities – what it is to feel safe, what shows of our inner predicament from the poses we choose to have. Danielle and I had talked a lot about all this, and about how it […]