Only This Life




Justin Maxon (1983, USA) often explores the complex link between human struggle and perseverance. In this very personal project, in a transition from a path of chaos to one of healing, he decided to thread the fractured pieces of his own life back into place. Within the past decade, family, friends and love all fell away and life has been a blur of movement ever since. Feeling like a visitor to everything around him, finding himself in a space between worlds, Justin took the route that curved back into him: multiple exposures in camera are strung together to create a patchwork of feeling, as strands of memory are layered over strings of the present.

Justin Maxon is a former participant in the World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass. He has worked on several feature assignments and received numerous awards. In 2012 he was granted a Magnum Emergency Fund.