Marcel Meyer’s “You Work Where I Live” project continues to fascinate me, despite the fact that his temporary gallery has closed and he’s back at university.
Of all the portraits, one (two, actually – there’s the analogue colour and the digital monochrome) that really stood out was of Xiu Yung Seng of the Gu Tee Haus at Klarastrasse 33.
© Marcel Meyer
For the simple reason that she was one of perhaps 2 or 3 who radiated happiness and the ONLY one who beams out of both images.
And she replicated it for me.
After the usual “Oh, I look TERRIBLE and my HAIR’S a mess and my FACE is so fat…”
“So? Let them see that you’re 5 months pregnant and they’ll understand”