TOKYO-2020 People / Portrait

The One Who Fell From Grace With The Sea

  • Prize
    Silver in People/Portrait
  • Photographer
    David Degelin

The inspiration for the series 'The One Who Fell from Grace with the Sea' comes from the Yukio Mishima novel 'The Afternoon Towing', with themes alienation, gender roles, glory and honour. The background of the story is the sea and although it is a piece of art without calming shade, it inspired me to use water ripples and the white water (colored with milk powder) as a frame for a still life portrait series of the young Belgian woman Ornella Kabalole with Congolose roots.