Anna Clarén

When Everything Changed

It could be you, your family, anyone. When the unexpected happens – unemployment, illness, death – our paths change. What does that do to our relationships?

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“In this period of dejection, I turned to my camera and photographed for four years (2013-2017). I took pictures of what I felt and experienced. The camera became a channel, a means to find a path away from the chaos of sadness, horror, panic, guilt and immense love that I experienced. I also sought comfort in writing. I channeled all the spiteful words that we exchanged through my pen, so writing and photographing became ways to free myself from distressing memories and experiences. Through forming a coherent narrative on the page, I was able to understand, and finally, also forgive and reconcile.”

–Anna Clarén

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