As with the work "Net: Opa", the two pictures "Archiv Opa 1" and "Archiv Opa 2" revolve around my grandfather's possessions; left behind when he died of cancer and stored in boxes in my grandmother's attic. He was a doctor and a massive collector with many passions. Being up in the attic was always like a treasure hunt was for my cousins and me – it was a place of excitement and wonder. Medical appliances, model making equipment, N8 and Super 8 cameras and endless rolls of film, glass photo plates with portraits of hospital patients, sailing equipment, every imaginable instruction manual, and so much more. I never had the chance to meet him in person, so to work with his things, notes, and film material was a way for me to discover who he was and project myself into his life.
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