My series is called Y. That’s the penultimate letter of the Latin alphabet, but it’s also the ancient symbol for a crossroads. The characters in my staged photographs also find themselves at a crossroads. This decisive moment of crisis is close to the catharsis we know from the theatre. But we could also call it an epiphany or a moment of awareness. The series Y analyzes this highly publicized “crisis,” and the analysis is done in the context of the individual, society and the Zeitgeist, because I believe that our era’s crisis cannot be reduced to its economic dimension. It’s much more complex. The visual expression of this opinion can be more effective than verbal arguments, which can be taken as demagogic.
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