Matthias Koch

Photographer
   
Metamorphosis
Location: France
Nationality: German
Biography: Matthias Koch is an artist and photographer originally from Germany. He lived and worked in Chile, Venezuela, Mexico and France and currently established his basecamp in the South of France. "Matthias Koch’s photographs have a great... read on
Metamorphosis,  is a project about my daughter Maria, but also about the eternal story of change, of a child becoming an adult, a caterpillar going through the pupa stage and becoming finally a butterfly.

When Maria grew up and became an adolescent our relationship ran through some very difficult periods linked to Maria’s personal story and origins. “Why was I abandoned by my biological mother?”.

Life moves on, Maria got out of this dark period, the question still remains without any answer, but Maria is today (16), not any more in the pupa stage, she became a splendid butterfly.

It was very important for me to take these pictures and to work on this small but very intimate project, it helped  me to reflect on the relationship with my daughter, to get a healthy distance during difficult periods and not being overwhelmed by emotions.

Metamorphosis is a general investigation on the phenomenon of change and transformation. Nothing stays like it is …
MATTHIAS KOCH - Meta Morphosis
Metamorphosis is a biological process by which an animal physically develops after birth or hatching, involving a conspicuous and relatively abrupt change in the animal's body structure through cell growth and differentiation.

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VISUAL STORY

Eschaton 終焉の時“

By Matthias Koch — 終焉の時“ It happened that a fire broke out backstage in a theater. The clown came out to inform the public. They thought it was a jest..
VISUAL STORY

Red-light district Amsterdam

By Matthias Koch — De Wallen, also known as Walletjes or Rosse Buurt, is a designated area for legalised prostitution and is Amsterdam's largest and most well..
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The Hard Decision Of Moving A Family Member To An Alzheimer’s Care Home

By Matthias Koch — As caring for the elderly becomes a burden, the realization of having to move a love one into a retirement home is a difficult decision for many..
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