Time won't heal: how people change in 30 years

In 1982 photographer Barbara Davatz took pictures of 12 young couples. She hardly imagined that her little personal project will grow into a large study, which will last for 30 years.

Time won't heal: how people change in 30 years

Then Barbara took pictures of his characters on a light gray background, while they were looking strictly at the camera. Years later, in 1988, 1997 and 2014, the photographer was again in touch with the heroes of your photos and re-did their portraits in the same conditions. Some couples broke up, others over time have only become stronger. The photographs are clearly seen that over the years changed not only the appearance but also the posture, looks, the way the people in the photographs presented himself to the photographer and to the world. Someone on the portraits of children appeared, someone came up with other partners, some, unfortunately, sometimes come quite alone.

Time won't heal: how people change in 30 years

Carol and Serge (1982) >>> Carol and Serge (1988) >>> Carol and Serge (1997) >>> Carol and Serge (2014).

Time won't heal: how people change in 30 years

Beni and Andy (1982) >>> benny, Charlotte, Lou Bacon and Natalie (2014) >>> Andrea, Anna, Layla, and Andy (2014).

Time won't heal: how people change in 30 years

Bianca and Ernesto (1982) >>> Bianca and Ernesto (1997) >>> Bianca and Carlo (2014).

Time won't heal: how people change in 30 years

Rico and Titian (1982) >>> Titian and Rico (1988) >>> Titian (2014).

Without revealing any personal information, the series As Time Goes By (eventually) revealed a range of physical and biological changes. It tells the story of life itself: appointments, separations, aging, loss and even a little about genetic inheritance. Photographs became the basis for the publication of an entire book, which at first glance seems very simple. But, as the life of an ordinary man, full of completely unexpected twists.

Time won't heal: how people change in 30 years

Fabian and Regula (1982) >>> Fabian and Regula (1988) >>> Vimbai, Regula and Lucas (1997) >>> Fabian (2014).

Time won't heal: how people change in 30 years

Lily and Frances (1982) >>> Lily and Francesca (1988) >>> Francesca and Lily (1997).

Time won't heal: how people change in 30 years

Franz and Matthias (1982) >>> Franz and Rafael (1988).

Time won't heal: how people change in 30 years

Franz and Matthias (1982) >>> Sonchild and Matthias (1988) >>> Sonchild and Matthias (1997) >>> Sonchild and Matthias (2014).

Time won't heal: how people change in 30 years

Barbara and Sasha (1982) >>> Sasha and Barbara (1988) >>> Sasha family (1997) >>> Sasha family (2014) >>> Barbara and Bela (2014).

Keywords: Time | Friendship | Life | Love | Portrait | Family

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