These photographs were taken in the course of a social project “Pick a Pocket” in Ethiopia in 2011 they tell a story about “Hope”, “Love”, “Belief Born From Despair”,” Hunger and Suffering”;

A series of b/w photographs with the intention of encouraging the observer to take a closer look and gain a better understanding regarding the conflict of traditions, modernization in eastern Africa as well as the impact it has on the people living there – especially on children.

All pictures were taken with an analog Rolleiflex SL- 66 medium format camera and were digitalized for the purpose of editing.