My father’s green swimming trunks 2020
Rimini – Viserbella di Rimini – three light syllables summer, sun, beach.
Viserbella: Hotel Helvetica, three stars, hard savings. Two deck chairs reserved, paid in advance. The same stretch of beach for ten days as long as my childhood. We drove petrol vouchers in our luggage like many Germans to the Riviera. Parents’ vacation with my brother and me in Bella Italia has been a decade since the mid-1960s
and more. In the past few years I have visited the small suburb of several times
Rimini. Most recently in November 2019 and January 2020. The first time I was the boy in Viserbella again, my father was walking in the sand by the sea
My mother was basking in the deck chair. With every trip this place moved further away from me.
I saw it more and more soberly with more
distance. I couldn’t find my father’s green swimming trunks. She’s still going for a walk somewhere. At the beach?
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My name is Torsten Dodillet, 58 years old and resident
in Ludwigsburg near Stuttgart.
I am a technical teacher for photography at the
University of Design in Schwäbisch Gmünd and
there in addition to working as a studio manager also in the field
active in teaching. In addition to the sober studio photography
at the university I am also concerned with photography
in my private life.
My photographic work can be found in the last
Years of expression in personal projects.
This access to “me and my photography” could
I participated in numerous workshops at the
Experience and intensify Lichtblick School. My
Work is very intuitive and follows an “inner”
Concept”. My photographic work is tight
linked to my person. My photographic
The principle is: good work takes time