An Argentinian photographer took portraits of older men she thought might be her father

By Tom Seymour

When Mariela Sancari was 14, her father killed himself.

As she tried, often forlornly, to deal with his absence, sometimes denying Sancari began to invent in her mind his personality, his life, his whereabouts. He grew older in her mind.

As a professional photographer, Sancari decided to confront this chapter of her life. In her native Buenos Aires, she started placing adverts in local newspapern and putting up posters; she was looking for men in their 70s, the age her father would be now were he alive. She wanted to meet, and photograph, men who might look a bit like …read more

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