I’ve always had a healthy fear of the unknown. Yet despite this, I remain inexplicably drawn to damp-lit streets and dark alleys of anonymous cities. This curiosity is rooted in my need to discover what lies beneath the surface, unseen. This body of work explores isolated fragments from subjects once there but now gone, as a means of shining light on what is hidden, if only for an instant.
Sackheim, a critically-acclaimed director, translates the filmic language of his career into a body of photographic work that is in many ways more intimate and mysterious. By exploring the severe and alienating worlds of anonymous metropolises, Sackheim reveals the enigmatic patterns of modern life and the human psyche by heightening the shadows.