In a very short space of time, Geert Broertjes lost the most important women in his life. His aunt, grandmother and mother passed away. He shared his grief with his girlfriend, who became a recurring theme in this series. But even this relationship ended, only a couple of months after his mother passed.
Broertjes photographed the process instinctively. It was only afterwards that he noticed the coherence of his work. It became a poetic story about love, loss and grief.The beautiful photographs, all shot analogue in raw black and white, reveal the dark feelings he experienced during this intense period in his life.