In one of my travels, I visited a place located in the prairies of the Dakotas where I met the Hutterites, a German-speaking colony. I felt their sincere hospitality instantly, even when they couldn’t understand why am I there, or what is photography. There was this humble existence in them that I wanted to preserve on film. With time, they got used to me being there and luckily my presence was ignored. Only then, I witnessed and photographed the real people, creating a visual memory of this time and place.
I will never forget the children. One day a girl with curious eyes approached me quietly and asked – Have you seen the ocean? “