The portrait series was taken between 4th and 8th March 2020 on the Pitztal Glacier in the Austrian Tyrol. The skiers and snowboarders in their mostly brightly coloured clothing protect themselves with helmets, eyewear, scarves and masks from injuries and sun, from cold, wind and snow. Their fashionable-futuristic look moves between individual design and conformity and shows interesting variants.
The Covid 19 pandemic still seemed far away at the beginning of March 2020, although it was already raging fiercely close by in Italy. A few days later, the "lockdown" also took place in Austria and Germany. Now we wear masks to protect ourselves from virus infection.