––––› UNCOATED PRESENTS: IDENTITY UNVEILED ‹––––
’The visage perceived by others, it establishes a passage to transcend the outer world from the enclosed inner-self.’
I was recently part of a group exhibition that took place at the the GlogauAIR artist residency, in Berlin. The exhibition ‘Identity Unveiled’ looked into how we can balance our role within the social system whilst discovering our identity with the question ‘how connected to the ‘Self’ are people willing to be?’
The exhibition was curated by Uncoated, which provides emerging photographers a platform to shine a photographic light on the struggle of defining one’s identity. Uncoated is a new, Berlin-based platform for contemporary photography that supports photographers by organizing socially relevant exhibitions throughout Europe.
In today’s society addictions, suicide rates, burnouts and interest in self-help books are increasing exponentially. Curator Josephine de Fijter researched into this phenomenon for 2 years and talked with numerous people. The result? Almost everyone she encountered struggles with the subject of identity in their own personal way. By hosting this exhibition, De Fijter hoped to create a starting point for raising awareness on the subject of identity.
✫ Inez Agnese
✫ Carla Cabanas
✫ Matthew Coleman
✫ Tom Hegen
✫ Bruna Mayer
For the show I created an installation titled ‘out of the void they came to dream’, which used sound frequencies, water, and a projector, to have each of the pictures emerge across the vibrating surface. Some of the works included for this installation /
A Berlin fashion editorial photographed at THE BLACK LODGE, in Kreuzberg, and a collaboration with the Stylist Halla Farhat, for Kaltblut Magazine, with the make-up artist Servulo Servullo and Samja Saranovic, as our muse descending into this realm of mystery.
With this team of explorers we plunge into the familiar realms of mystery, and deep down into the subconscious, with a dream within a dream. Here, we open our eyes inside the Black Lodge, a place where each soul must pass in order to reach nirvana. In this journey, the hero with a thousand faces must confront the dweller on the threshold, which is their own shadow-self, but if this encounter is not met with courage, then the lodge will obliterate their soul..
ANDROID SAMURAI / SPLENDOR MAGAZINE
A fashion editorial photographed for a collection designed by Halla Farhat, which was published by Splendor Magazine, as we wanted to shape a series of images that captured the power and grace of feminine strength, as a rise of the wonder women.
The rise of the wonder women, with their beauty in their strength, each empowering the other, connecting to their centre and radiating up and out into this whirling world unfurled. Standing tall, standing strong and proud, knowing their strengths and living and beating within them.
The rise of the wonder women, with their beauty within, transferred externally into each movement they make no matter their shape.