FORGET NOSTALGIA A little theatre of Self
When I was a child, I convinced myself when looking at old photographs, that at the time they had been taken the world was in black and white, and that color did not exist yet, but appeared later with the progress of technology. Since then, I have always wished that I could step into old black and white photographs….
Forget Nostalgia is a photographic project in which I am imagining what my photographic life at the local photographer’s studio would have been in Great Britain a century ago. I focus my attention on this chapter in history of self-presentation when people have dressed and posed for their portraits so that future generations can see them in their best.
By photographing myself on a parade of shifting styles, This little theatre of self is accented by the nature of photography itself, which condenses fragments of time and space within the image frame.