Visual Diaries II

Visual Diaries II

My mind was plunged into chaos - questioning everything. Every decision, every choice I had to make overwhelmed me. When working on portraits or on fashion shoots, I failed to direct. I couldn’t helm the situation. I couldn’t instruct people. My mind was in a frenzied mess – which was reflected in my lack of confidence. I doubted everything – especially my ability to make decisions.

My HIV Statement on hiding and fear (ENG)

My HIV Statement on hiding and fear (ENG)

Once again its world AIDS day. Once again the papers are full of interviews about HIV and stigmas and sex and drugs and all that usual stuff. And yet I realised that by hiding my face I have endorsed these stigmas. The only way to change things is to change things. So lets get to it.

Forbidden Fruit-Day (ENG)

Forbidden Fruit-Day (ENG)

It's my "annHIVersary". It has been 5 years that I was diagnosed with HIV. 5 long, dark, fun, exciting and challenging years that had given me insight into things I had never thought possible. Today I reflect - and notice how far I have come. I still can't believe that all of this happened. That I passed through this journey. This adventure. Damn. Maybe I should start considering a book..?