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  • PRIVATE-54

    You are only dust amidst dust. You are only just visible even if you gesticulate, even if you make a commotion, even if you speak loud and clearly: you act in a silent film…

© Josef Koudelka. Irlande, 1972

Josef Koudelka “La fabrique d’Exils”

“To be in exile is simply to have left ones country and to be unable to return. Every exile is a different, personal experience…” (Koudelka, interviewed by Caujolle)

Berlin, Germany - May 2015. My grandfather, grandmother and my mother in 1939. My grandfather was an SS soldier. Part of the elite military force in Germany at the time. He was put onto desk duty after he incurred many seizures from his brain tumor. This is my grandparents wedding announcement along side some Forget-Me-Nots from the garden.

Whispers in East Berlin

In a time of rising fascism and threats to democracy around the world, this project speaks to the trauma of a government that attacks it’s citizens.

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