New York, 10.2.2007
In all of my Photographs I seek the
I don’t fake things, I don’t add anything and I don’t
take anything away.
Boxing is the most immediate encounter between two men, it requires not
only skills like other sports, Boxing also demands courage.
Boxer’s climb into the ring, virtually naked, fully exposed to
face a terrifying exhilarating moment of truth when all they have to
work with and protect themselves is their hands.
At first I wanted to show what happens to a face during a fight, then
I got interested in the whole business.
This series does not only show Superstars like Evander Holyfield, Joe
Frazier, Bernard Hopkins, it also includes trainers, cutmen, managers,
promoters, and other members of boxing’s supporting cast.
The world of Boxing drew me in, it’s like a narcotic, I’m
I started this series in 2002, until
today, October 2007, I photographed over 350 people in the
on Kodak - Tmax 100 (B/W), Medium Format (6x7)