Photographer Julia Keil determined to flip the camera on herself, making a sequence of self-portraits impressed by work, the cinema or other photos.
Having been in London for just a few months, Keil arrived relief in Paris good because it became as soon as going into lockdown to combat the spread of the coronavirus.
„In assign of going out and reconnecting with the streets I grab to fling, I found out myself all straight away fling to the constraints of my sixth-ground flat,“ she says.
„Love many, I became as soon as without warning isolated and unsure of the following day.
„I felt as if in a dream, dwelling someplace between the right and surreal with essentially the most easy guidance being knowledge tales, rumour and the changes I seen going down spherical me from day to day.“
„I snappy realised that without a work and no social existence, I had long previous from having no time to having plenty.
„All excuses I gave myself for not pursuing my inventive solutions prior be pleased been now void.
„On daily basis, I obvious on a portrait – I would immerse myself into that world.
„I researched, listened to the song from that technology or movie soundtrack and watched films and documentaries.
„I studied the pose and emotion which a chosen image or painting exuded and, after all, gave myself the time taking the image and processing it after.
„Every little thing which fashioned each image I improvised with what I already had at dwelling other than a couple wigs, which I awaited eagerly from Amazon.
„Pursuing this ongoing mission has given a improvement and a playground to my days in lockdown besides to a technique to visually talk what I and others would possibly perchance be currently feeling or experiencing.
„Having the enviornment dumb down, despite the tragic circumstances, on some aspects would possibly perchance additionally be taken as a present – a present that will perchance additionally be stuffed with not good concern however with hope and a risk to ponder, to be taught and to re-connect in ways we perchance had pushed aside on the earth that old to be.“
With Paris ensuing from stay on lockdown till 11 Can even merely, Keil says she’s going to continue taking self-portraits. You would possibly maybe perchance apply her on Instagram @juliakkeil and effort her other work on her web page online.