My photographs capture moments in the lives of underprivileged people in developing countries or from a social difficult background and to advocate for a world in which girls and women can do sports without being discriminated against for any reason. I strive to combine the aesthetics and expressive power of photography with the goal of letting the world know about social, ecological and economic injustices.
A NOTE ON MY PHOTOGRAPHY
The basis of my photographic work is the respect and love towards the people whose picture I am taking, no matter how well I know them, and no matter the circumstances. I “connect” and I want to make a photograph when I see a certain “attitude of the heart”, conveyed through a gesture, a facial expression, the body language or the posture and appearance.
As I love to observe, I do not direct anybody, and I don’t create or impose special situations or positions. I always work with the existing light and space. This way I perceive every good photograph as a present, gratefully, offered to me as the photographer as well as to the person in front of my lens.
Countries and Projects since 2009:
Argentina, Brazil, Germany, Israel, Lebanon, Romania, Serbia, South Africa