The series “Arrested Adolescence” is a close-up examination of the complex psychological stages of development during adolescent years and their stagnation. It holds the aftermath
of emotional trauma as a centerpiece in the coming-of-age theme.
It is an approach to visualize the feeling of an interrupted emotional development as an adolescent. In this series the inner feeling of being stuck and not able to progress is exhibited.
Dominant narrative and visual influences lay mainly in the retrieval of personal experiences and memories but also surreal images originating from a collective of dreams and subconscious elements connected to this subject.