Derek *2008 †2019
At the age of 2,5 Derek gets introduced to his future foster family. His biological mother drank during pregnancy. Soon he was diagnosed with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD). unsuperable hurdles of bureaucracy to get treatment and mistreatment by public authorities led to his suicide in 2019.
Hide and Seek
The Project Hide and Seek is meant to raise awareness about people with mental health issues. The following pictures show Mia* that at the age of 8 developed a self harming condition. We met in mutual consent to do this project about one month after her suicide attempt.
(*Name has been changed)
Far beyond driven
On his way home my friend ferdinand got beaten up by strangers for no reason. I photographed him until his recovery half a year after the incident happened.