As a first-generation migrant, I am highly concerned by how we can define identity on a personal but also on a wider social level. Nowadays especially, the large-scale population movement that we have been witnessing, has made this search of mine even more intense.

Photography to me has been a means of documenting my daily life, which constitutes an expression of my identity on a practical level. An identity that goes hand in hand with people, lands, memories, and time. Thus, I pursue documentation of incidents that aims in understanding and managing my personal experiences, the people surrounding me, and those who stayed behind in my parents’ homeland.

My photography documents potential memories; throughout this quest of mine both the shots I took and those that never happened are valuable. I am still looking for the latter...

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