In 2011, my Mother got on a plane to Switzerland. In three weeks, she made arrangments to emigrate. We had been a family of two since 2002. I was 21 years old. Her move resulted from the 2008 Economic Crisis that directly affected her business. Not being able to secure a stable job, she had to leave her home country. She was 54 years old.
This series of photographs documents the changes our lives went through in the past decade — the impact of distance in a once so physically close relationship.