Photo series, Cairo, Berlin, Istanbul and Amsterdam, 2003-2008
Family members, in the context and privacy of their own homes, have chosen their way to gather in their living room and present themselves to the outside world.
The preconceived ideas of self-image reinforce an idealized notion of social identity. This creates a mixture between what is commonly “known” and what is purely individual. All these things provide clues about its residents and their lives as markers of their social and cultural background. The different ways in which these spaces are designed and their people are dressed symbolize the taste and habits of a specific social class and represent the image they claim.
This series focuses on domestic and social structures and the visual features of different social groups.