The work “cursare” is a deeply personal exploration of her father‘s early-onset Alzheimer‘s disease after the diagnosis at age 54 in 2017. Barely 2% of the 1,8 million people with a form of dementia in Germany are under the age of 65. For each person with a form of dementia, the illness has different manifestations. The tendency of many dementia patients to fumble on objects is a common symptom of the disease. Often these are collected, pocketed and misplaced around the home in random locations. In her work, the photographer undertakes a nuanced exploration of this unique manifestation of the condition.
2021 - ongoing.