Bitter Life

“A town loved with bitter love” 
– Anna Akhmatova


What started merely as a simple observation of an urban curiosity soon evolved to a personal contemplation on life’s fundamental questions, to a nonstop inner dialogue - shaped in the form of a notebook called BITTER LIFE.

An ongoing project documenting the centre of Athens where bitter orange trees thrive by the sidewalks. Trees that bloom and grow fruits every year. Fruits that grow just to fall off the branches and stay there to rot in time. You have been given these earthly gifts just like you have been given your life. Life is short and sometimes bitter, but it is the only true thing you got. Don’t be one of these small round balls in vivid colour that are born to die. Don’t wait for things to just happen, roll to find your way and never be still.