Projects
the world should have been ours

How is it to be a young adult in Ukraine ?
Having grown up in the aftermath of the USSR fall, young people seemed to take back control of their future in 2014 during the Maiden revolution but what is left of this today ?
These were the questions I had when I left to Ukraine during the 2019 winter.

I knew a 21 years old boy from the Kyiv suburbs who was supposed to be my guide there.
When I arrived, the joyful guy I had met in Brussels was no more, he barley left home anymore, sleeping and smoking away the 3 months he had to wait to be able to get a visa to Europe again.
   
    "Here is not paradise but when you sleep, it is..."

What was supposed to be a journey full of new exciting encounters turned into a lonely wandering around Kyiv and my mind.
Something I wasn't expecting at all.

This book will walk you across the city, the past and present.

2019 - 2020



Welkom in Nederlands

Following a crackhead flower trying to attract tourists back in NL during these hard times.

︎ Den Haag

2020




what used to be home

I grew up in a small village of about 300 inhabitants in Switzerland, we are surrounded by fields. Growing up, everything seems to be normal because it’s what you know and it doesn’t really come under question. I left this place two years ago and now w hat seemed to be normal, unoticable and boring isn’t anymore but in some way, it is these things that make this place home.

This series is a glimpse into the place of my childhood and the isolation I feel being back here during the lockdown.


2020



Campaign “Statement N°5

for Visual Society
as Studio Fondamenta
w/ Justine Stella Knuchel

︎ Argenteuil, Paris

This series was made in collaboration with a local organisation helping young people from “banlieues”
We worked together with these kids, sometimes them being models, sometimes behind the camera.


see on brand website




2020