All of a sudden my small, tiny world, was starting to get bigger and bigger. Vast and mysterious like the sea. I was petrified by fear. The water of the ocean felt to me like the element of continuity between the old and the new. The everyday stable movement forward of the huge vessel encompassed distances that once seemed inconceivable to me. The journey became a discovery of possibility.  Never say never roots into my my personal history of panic attacks. It is a photographic series that was shot in 2015 when I decided to cross the Atlantic Ocean, as a passenger on board of a container ship. Six days from Antwerp/Belgium to Newark/USA to eventually reach Los Angeles by car and back again. At that time I could not fly on a plane. After years during which I felt I was tied in my movements and in my mind, I wanted and needed to do something, for me. So I travelled as far as possible from home and, maybe, from myself. 'Never say never' is a documentation and an exploration of my feelings during the journey and a glimpse through my intimate relationship with fear, desires, freedom, impotence.

All of a sudden my small, tiny world, was starting to get bigger and bigger. Vast and mysterious like the sea. I was petrified by fear. The water of the ocean felt to me like the element of continuity between the old and the new. The everyday stable movement forward of the huge vessel encompassed distances that once seemed inconceivable to me. The journey became a discovery of possibility.

Never say never roots into my my personal history of panic attacks. It is a photographic series that was shot in 2015 when I decided to cross the Atlantic Ocean, as a passenger on board of a container ship. Six days from Antwerp/Belgium to Newark/USA to eventually reach Los Angeles by car and back again. At that time I could not fly on a plane. After years during which I felt I was tied in my movements and in my mind, I wanted and needed to do something, for me. So I travelled as far as possible from home and, maybe, from myself. 'Never say never' is a documentation and an exploration of my feelings during the journey and a glimpse through my intimate relationship with fear, desires, freedom, impotence.

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 All of a sudden my small, tiny world, was starting to get bigger and bigger. Vast and mysterious like the sea. I was petrified by fear. The water of the ocean felt to me like the element of continuity between the old and the new. The everyday stable movement forward of the huge vessel encompassed distances that once seemed inconceivable to me. The journey became a discovery of possibility.  Never say never roots into my my personal history of panic attacks. It is a photographic series that was shot in 2015 when I decided to cross the Atlantic Ocean, as a passenger on board of a container ship. Six days from Antwerp/Belgium to Newark/USA to eventually reach Los Angeles by car and back again. At that time I could not fly on a plane. After years during which I felt I was tied in my movements and in my mind, I wanted and needed to do something, for me. So I travelled as far as possible from home and, maybe, from myself. 'Never say never' is a documentation and an exploration of my feelings during the journey and a glimpse through my intimate relationship with fear, desires, freedom, impotence.
DSC_9063.jpg
DSC_9869.jpg
DSC_9570.jpg
DSC_9585.jpg
DSC_9591.jpg
DSC_9608-2.jpg
DSC_9176.jpg
DSC_9187.jpg
DSC_0182.jpg
27_DSC_9026.jpg
DSC_9482.jpg
Carlotta-Guerra_Never-say-never_10.jpg
DSC_8528.jpg
DSC_7355.jpg
DSC_9336.jpg
DSC_8972.jpg
19_DSC_9342.jpg
59_DSC_9818.jpg
DSC_8514.jpg
22_DSC_7305.jpg
23_DSC_7423.jpg
DSC_9883.jpg
DSC_9974.jpg
25_DSC_9019.jpg
DSC_7387-3.jpg
DSC_9795.jpg
DSC_8432.jpg
DSC_8187.jpg
DSC_8173.jpg
60_DSC_9070.jpg
DSC_8471-3.jpg
64_DSC_7433 2.jpg
DSC_8011bis.jpg
DSC_9263.jpg
DSC_9559.jpg
68.jpg
DSC_7382.jpg
56_DSC_9340.jpg
69_DSC_9339.jpg
DSC_9617.jpg

All of a sudden my small, tiny world, was starting to get bigger and bigger. Vast and mysterious like the sea. I was petrified by fear. The water of the ocean felt to me like the element of continuity between the old and the new. The everyday stable movement forward of the huge vessel encompassed distances that once seemed inconceivable to me. The journey became a discovery of possibility.

Never say never roots into my my personal history of panic attacks. It is a photographic series that was shot in 2015 when I decided to cross the Atlantic Ocean, as a passenger on board of a container ship. Six days from Antwerp/Belgium to Newark/USA to eventually reach Los Angeles by car and back again. At that time I could not fly on a plane. After years during which I felt I was tied in my movements and in my mind, I wanted and needed to do something, for me. So I travelled as far as possible from home and, maybe, from myself. 'Never say never' is a documentation and an exploration of my feelings during the journey and a glimpse through my intimate relationship with fear, desires, freedom, impotence.

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