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Fitnessraum (Gym) it's a series of youngster's portraits took in a Youth Center in Berlin. It was kind of a social insertion program for youngster with a migratory background.

The gym was their private space, where they allow themselves to show their weakness. And in this precious moments they were relaxed and showed their true personality. In order to avoid the stereotype society use to think about them, my point was to picture this moments instead of portray the power and virility they are used to show. Also I wanted to give them the possibility to recognize the different sides of their personalities.

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Fitnessraum es una série de retratos de jóvenes berlineses entrenando en el gimnasio del Centro Juvenil Kubu. Este centro formaba parte de un programa social de integración para jóvenes inmigrantes o con problemas sociales.(en algunos casos ex-convictos).

Para ellos el gimnasio era su espacio privado, donde se permitían mostrar sus flaquezas. Y en esos momentos se mostraban tal y como eran.  Eran estos instantes los que me intereso retratar por encima de las demostraciones de fuerza y virilidad. Solo así me permitieron conocerles completamente.

 

 

 

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