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Grenfell

A stranger hugging a father who is searching for his missing daughter.

A stranger hugging a father who is searching for his missing daughter.
A stranger hugging a father who is searching for his missing daughter.

On this afternoon on the day after the fire I spoke to many people: Friends of Grenfell Tower residents, neighbours, community members, volunteers, firefighters, police officers.

I heard many terrifying and shocking stories about loss and narrow escape, met neighbours in shock of what happened and community members angry that a disaster like this was possible in 2017 Britain. But I saw the kindness of helpers and volunteers as well and I tried to capture this in some of my pictures.

This image symbolises the Grenfell disaster like no other for me: the uncertainty and sorrow of the Grenfell tower families but as well the kindness and compassion of strangers.

A personal note: For many days I considered whether I should publish the image. This is a picture showing the reality on this evening after the fire, not hiding and not adding anything. This father went public, shared his story and engaged with journalists, and therefore I decided to share this powerful image with you.

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FA Cup Final in Wembley

 

 

FA Cup Final 2017 Arsenal vs Chelsea in Wembley. Nikon D800, Sigma 35mm f1.4.

We’re Out! – Your Story

For my “We’re Out!”-Projekt, a photographic journey through a changing Britain, I am looking for Brexit voters and Remainers, for people who plan to leave the UK or will stay here, Europeans, Brits, everyone who is open to share their story and is available for a portrait and contextual photo shoot.

I am not a journalist, I won’t publish what you haven’t agreed to, I am interested to document change that affects you and all of us. The photos and stories may form a book at some point and a collection of prints to show.

I’d as well love to document European or British daily life and community in the UK. Happy to travel. Please get in contact or send me a message on Facebook or Twitter.

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No Ball Games

Residential street in Barnet, North London. Fuji Superia 400.

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Deliveries please ring the bell

Door near Brick Lane, Shoreditch, East London. Ilford XP2.

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Jubilee Flagpole

This giant flagpole was originally erected at the 1951 Festival of Britain by the Forest Industry of British Columbia and re-erected  in 1977 by the government of British Columbia “to mark the silver jubilee of her majesty the Queen Elizabeth II”.

Fujifilm Superia 400.