During my time in the Dept of Communication Design, the focus of my studies has been primarily photography. After recently being diagnosed with an anxiety, I became interested in pursuing the disorder as a topic for making constructed photographic work. Loosely connected to this, I was also interested in exploring, through documentary photography, notions of the family – essentially what binds us and connects us?
“ How are you?” “I am fine.”
‘How are you? – I am fine’ – is a series of constructed photographic images compiled in a publication, which aims to focus on the inner discourse of someone experiencing anxiety. I wanted to explore these feelings in different states within a domestic setting and express them through my pictures, hopefully shining a light on the condition.
‘源’ is largely a documentary project about familial relationships. The word ‘源’ stands for ‘origin’, the beginning of all things, the origin of ‘I’, which, in this context is intended to represent family. For me the notion of family is like an infinite number of transparent threads that connect us together, and we are forever tied to each other. No matter how heavily I put a dark filter on my home, the real reality remains that we love each other.