My photographic research typically focuses on topics that are inherently connected to what makes us human, but that are also inherently invisible, such as science, truth and faith. Paradoxically, I use the visual medium of photography to connect these opposites.

Being raised in a Christian family, the notion of the supernatural was never far away, and it still never is. On one hand my life rests on the belief in an invisible God, while on the other hand I have chosen a medium that ties me to only that what is visible. My work revolves around the paradox of photographing that which we cannot see.

Photographing that which I can see is not so much about what is in front of me, but about what lies behind – the eternal behind the temporary, finding an unseen God in the mundane. 

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Why do we believe what we believe? We humans are inclined to selectively choose facts and opinions that reaffirm our worldview, regardless of the truth. I am a firm believer in questioning and doubting that which we believe to be true, whether that is the presence of God or His absence, whether we rely on faith or on science as our fundament of truth. Both rooted in our inherent desire to understand life, I believe science and faith aren’t paradoxes, and that one can both believe and doubt at the same time. 

I believe photography has the power to both question our worldview and at the same time, no matter how different our conclusions and assumptions about life seem to be, it will connect us with each other in our humanness. 


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