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This is a series of photographs about my mother who suffered from Dementia for over 8 years. It is two years since my mother died and I still have great difficulty going through my photographs without feeling emotional.  Having taken dozens of photographs of her, I wanted to work with them but at the same time using my mother (or anyone) at this state, made me feel very uncomfortable.

In the end I decided to put photographs about her and her daily life without directly showing much of her.

I see my photographs as a homage to all she suffered through, an acknowledgement of that devastating period in her life where all that she once was, gradually vanished.

For me this is a way of paying tribute to her, the tragedy of what has become of her in her final years of her life.

 

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