I'm going to have to sell my beautiful vintage Volvo P1800E and as a farewell I took a session of Portraits in the Dark with Liza on the driving seat (and my mother babysitting!). I love the contrast between old and new, movement and stability.
Tag: A Dance in the Dark: the series
Light allows us to see what is in front of us; darkness allows us to feel the aura of those around us. In this set of portraits, I photograph my father in what I believe to be his element.. on his boat. Statement for Portraits in the Dark: Darkness can be perceived as a warm … Continue reading Portraits in the Dark: A Portrait of my Father
Sometimes life takes us places we don't really want to go to, thoughts we don't really want to face. But we have to. I took these photos in a period I knew that some things weren't right, and yet I didn't believe it yet, I couldn't. I held on to hope and chance just like … Continue reading A Prayer for the Future
I come from a tiny island country in the middle of the Mediterranean sea and since I was a child have always felt to be more in my element in the sea than on land. So being pregnant and not allowed to travel to the sea was particularly hard for me. Until now. Last weekend … Continue reading TWILIGHT : HOPE : UNDERWATER (2012)
I've been going through a difficult pregnancy and have been stuck at home for a while now. Since I am usually a very active, outgoing and sociable person this has been very hard for me. Although I love being pregnant and 'interacting' with baby, I feel as though I've lost who I was before, like … Continue reading 7/9 months to change
The subconscious, dark, restless forced rest.
I'm in a state of big changes and this shows especially at night. I cannot sleep, and when I do, my dreams are very vivid and scary. I wake up every morning feeling tired and lost... what's happening to me? Will I be a bad mother? Why am I running away all the time? Why … Continue reading Anxiety (Insomnia)
Light allows us to see what is in front of us; darkness allows us to feel the aura of those around us. Darkness can be perceived as a warm thick blanket which allows us to feel more comfortable and less restrained and self conscious in front of others. It makes us feel anonymous and personal, … Continue reading Portraits in the Dark: Mother and Son Playing
Jeni, a lovely fellow artist from Scotland has stayed at our place in between houses, and just like me is at a crossroads, although for different personal reasons. I have taken a series of photos representing my thoughts of Jeni at the time. This is my selection.
A series of melancholic and intimate self portraits of me at home exploring various deeply personal and important subjects whilst experimenting with light.. What does each location represent? The symbols are clear, the future is not..
A set of introspective self portraits depicting the loneliness and doubt associated with the artist's struggle to make the decision.. Light versus dark, stability versus the unknown, reason versus the emotional and intuitive.