Tripped up stones and lithic wonders. A very rough and ready zine thrown together in a day and printed on a standard office printer – the photos get pretty abstract when the toner ran low.
The portraits show the artists in their individuality, without any staging on my part; I photographed the artists as they wanted to portray themselves. What the artists reveal about themselves was up to them. The portraits are not about my idea of art , but rather to show the diversity of artistic expression and life.
Hand-stitched zine features photographs of roadside shrines, street altars and spontaneous symbols of remembrance taken in Mexico. A celebration of pop spirituality, everyday faith and the vibrancy of Mexican folk culture.
Although the ripped jean was a subcultural phenomenon, the trend became very popular in the 90s and was accepted by a variety of cultural influences, from Kurt Cobain to hip-hop, solidifying its place as a mainstream fashion element.
The Broken Body series is about the discrepancy between what is usually seen as such a strong, but in reality vulnerable and soft shell of the human being in contrast to the actual hardness and strength of splints or casts – and in the resulting handling of the human being, who in the end recollects his own strength. This book is the culmination of a journey of over ten years.
A visual roadtrip through the author’s life, which lasts for three decades meeting places, people and states of mind.
His book of fashion portraiture, First Face, is a beautiful record of neophyte preternatural models striding through the margins of a 90s dystopian city backdrop like Pippi Longstocking on crack – making you nostalgic for a world that never really existed.
In the middle of Germany, 43 places have been identified that have a special cultural, spiritual and historical significance, called “Sauerland-Seelenorte” (soul sites). They are quiet places that touch people and invite to pause in these hectic times.