Another direct influence in the creation of this project was the declaration by Dorina Galambos, on the cover of Story, The Star Magazine: “I shall protect our newborn child like a mother tiger!” (Galambos is a minor Hungarian celebrity and the fiancée of Barna Pély, another minor celeb).
At first glance, the models in my photos seem to represent a more down-to-earth aspect, as opposed to supernatural heroes. The woman appears as mother, housewife, governess and comforting pillar of protection all in one person. In my work, I visualize the relationship of monotonous housework in a heroic setting (similar to those in film posters) that is alien to the situation.
— Anna Fabricius will be represented by Faur Zsófi-Ráday Gallery, Budapest at Paris Photo 2010. This article is part of a series previewing galleries showing at Paris Photo 2010, where the spotlight this year is on Central Europe.