Creating NEVERDOLL

 Often our lives seem to play like a story, a script. Neverdoll's journey is a lonely one.

 ©Katarzyna Derda, Chicago 2013

©Katarzyna Derda, Chicago 2013

 In Neverdoll, the viewer is taken on board a psychological exploration by the sole character within the project—an instantly fascinating, likable, and extremely melancholic doll.

In Neverdoll, the viewer is taken on board a psychological exploration by the sole character within the project—an instantly fascinating, likable, and extremely melancholic doll.

 Environment of Neverdoll's journey  tells so much more than a physical space or setting not just by what is recognizable in the frame but what is left out.

Environment of Neverdoll's journey  tells so much more than a physical space or setting not just by what is recognizable in the frame but what is left out.

 The  portrayal of the doll, her props, and the environment she finds herself  all seamlessly invite us to immerse ourselves in those moments, to play with them and reflect on them in the safety of a photograph

The  portrayal of the doll, her props, and the environment she finds herself  all seamlessly invite us to immerse ourselves in those moments, to play with them and reflect on them in the safety of a photograph

 Chicago 2016

Chicago 2016

   Neverdoll  is a cinematic narrative that uses storytelling as a way to confront emotional states such as melancholy, loneliness and fear

 Neverdoll is a cinematic narrative that uses storytelling as a way to confront emotional states such as melancholy, loneliness and fear

 The photographs represent pivotal moments in life’s journey, which is often a mysterious and romantic voyage.

The photographs represent pivotal moments in life’s journey, which is often a mysterious and romantic voyage.

 Chicago 2016

Chicago 2016

 Chicago 2016

Chicago 2016