Two Days at the Opera

I’m also the Ballett Zurich’s backstage photographer for special events at the Zurich Opera House. One such event was the Dance Festival Steps 2014, which showed three premières called “Notations”. I’ve documented the dress rehearsal, from warm-up, to make-up and the actual show. Like always, there was a positive and wonderful atmosphere. Below are a few impressions of the event.…

Sacred Places II

Maybe you remember the album I started with images of sacred places. Here’s my third addition to the cathedral-collection. There is the Notre-Dame-en-Vaux church in Châlons-en-Champagne, France. This interesting roman-gothic edifice – and Unesco world heritage site – is very much worth a visit – especially, since the more famous St. Etienne cathedral in Châlons…

Caucasus Centenarians

Under the aegis of the Caucasus Universities Association I’ve started a new project: Documenting centenarians in the Caucasus and in Central Asia. Our team consists of a historian, a linguist, a folklorist and myself. First we’re interviewing the centenarians and their relatives and try to put the stories of their lives into a social, economical…