take a picture, ongoing
In March 2017, Simon Freund began taking pictures of people in his immediate surrounding with an old Polaroid 600 camera
. The pictures are taken spontaneously and in no particular order, reflecting moments of personal encounters. Portraits carry something inherently intimate so much so that each and every polaroid picture is given to the portrayed person as a gift the moment it’s been taken. Neither is there a record of how many people have been photographed, nor are the portraits numbered or signed. The only verification and its value for that matter lie in the shared experience and understanding between the photographer and the photographed person.