Photographer Julia Keil chose to turn the video camera on herself, making a series of self-portraits motivated by paintings, the movie theater or other photos.
Having Actually been in London for a couple of months, Keil got here back in Paris just as it was going into lockdown to combat the spread of the coronavirus.
” I quickly understood that without any work and no social life, I had gone from having no time at all to having plenty.
” All reasons I gave myself for not pursuing my creative concepts prior were now void.
” Every day, I selected a portrait – I ‘d immerse myself into that world.
” I researched, listened to the music from that era or motion picture soundtrack and saw movies and documentaries.
” I studied the position and feeling which a selected image or painting exhibited and, of course, gave myself the time taking the photo and processing it after.
” Whatever which formed each image I improvised with what I currently had at house with the exception of a couple wigs, which I waited for excitedly from Amazon.
” Pursuing this ongoing task has actually given a structure and a play area to my days in lockdown in addition to a way to aesthetically communicate what I and others could be currently feeling or experiencing.
” Having the world decrease, regardless of the awful scenarios, on some aspects can be taken as a gift – a present that can be filled with not just fear however with hope and a chance to show, to find out and to re-connect in methods we maybe had pushed aside worldwide that utilized to be.”
All pictures © Julia Keil