Project info

Ash is a series about what comes after the fire. It's about the emotional journey people have to make after everything they had burned down. In the summer of 2018 Rabbit, Sofee, their unborn child and two dogs were forced on this journey after their community farm got hit by a big forest fire in the south of Portugal. The series is about grief, mourning, about being stripped bare. It's about changing our relationship to nature, to make it sustainable. It's about hope and resillience. About love. It's about finding the strenght to rebuild. It's about new life, that will find a way, just like the rest of nature. Our wish is that with these photographs there will be more awareness of the problem of forest fires and their causes - in this case the overuse of the eucalyptus tree in Portugal. I'm very grateful to everyone involved.