How far is a lightyear

by Simon Lehner

“How far is a lightyear?“ (2005-2019) investigates fatherhood, love and the development of identity trough family.

We follow the viewpoint of a boy who resembles myself as a child and finds himself in a state of balancing two conflicting sides, while being stuck in the firing line of a bad love story.

The series uses a 3D Renderings/Scan method consisting out of the only images I took of my  father dating back to 2005 when I was 9 years old.

Through this method of digitally piecing and reconstructing him with the images I have left, I  have the chance to make my father tangible in a digital space as I try to make a portrait without physical contact.