My neighbour at Samos island is Manolis. One day he told me this story at eight o'clock in the morning, while drinking a glass of whiskey together: ''You know, I look a lot like Kirk Douglas'', he confided in me, looking very seriously. I started to search for the Tinsel Town-feeling in his little Greek village...
What if you were a changeling? What if your memories were different from the stories you were told by your family?
In my search for the unique perspective of young children, I found that a kaleidoscope resembles this feeling just right. While editing my photos there was room for new shapes and unlimited possibilities.
Neochori Spiti was made in a small Greek mountainvillage. Due to the lack of possibilities for making a living or finding a job the inhabitants left for the main land.
The house seems to wait for its owners to return, while the available light caresses the traces people left behind.