• Sneezing
  • Runny or stuffy nose
  • Red, itchy, or watery eyes
  • Itchy nose, throat, or roof of mouth
  • Dry, itchy skin
  • Rashes, hives
    Those whose pet allergies trigger allergic bronchitis or asthma, may also develop the following respiratory symptoms:
  • Cough
  • Wheezing (whistling sound) when breathing
  • Chest tightness
  • Shortness of breath


These series are an artistic interpretation of the world of cats through the lenses of my allergy. A visual reaction of the way I am forced to enjoy cats: from the distance. An essay that enhances the beauty of these felines using there main facial features: eyes, ears and whiskers.

Playing with its combinations and a superposition of exposures from a single negative image, I created these cat “monsters” that represent the distorted image that the allergy has created of them in my brain.

The original image was taken in Sardinien, in a small village close to Cagliari, in June 2014:

Manual analogue interventions created directly on photographic paper in the laboratory. Multiple exposures combined with experimental chemical processes create unique images that can hardly be reproduced identically.

Film: Agfaphoto APX ASA 100
Paper: MGFB Matte Baryt Paper

Scanned from the original enlargements. Unique pieces.
Berlin, 2023

Exhibition at The Ballery
“P**** – Exhibition / All about cats”
5th – 19th May 2023