everything here is wonderful

EVERYTHING HERE IS WONDERFUL

[close thoughts from far away]

is a series of postcards I sent to myself from abroad – pictorial moments from “far away,” accompanied by short texts. The project deals with the ambiguous feelings of a stranger, the freedom and constraint of not belonging – on the one side the comfort that no one expects anything of you – on the other side your loneliness and alienation. Obstacles rule your everyday as you lose your routines; uncertainties steer your outlook. Simple things take forever and you create odd strategies to cope.

2015|16

 

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