Imaginary Memories

21 March 2016
Eyes closed and dark lashes settling, the sunlight glistens on your face. A gentle smile curls the corners of your mouth and your mind wanders back to silent dreams of the night before; memories of things that have never happened. Trying to remember is impossible; without limits there is no sense. As you become aware of the infinitude of your possibilities, you realise that you can be anything in your imaginary world. If anything is possible, then this can become your reality. Eyes closed, you fade into your daydreams and escape into your own reality.
"As I’ve gotten older drama has become a form of escapism to me. I like the idea that you can become this completely different person and immerse yourself into their role."
Growing up, sixteen year old actor Hayden Kemp-Robertson learnt to embrace his creativity. Being surrounded by the countryside, there was a lot of space for making up his own games. From running in the fields that surrounded his home, to climbing trees, catching dust in the air and being fascinated by dinosaurs, there were no limits to his imagination. Photographer Saskia Pfeiffer takes you into his world, as she visits Hayden outsite the rush of London. Her work hovers between documenting and creating a story in communicating the model’s personality. Always with a dreamy touch to her pictures, she works with subtle colours and gentle light to set the mood for the image experience, inviting you to escape your own reality.

Words by Saskia Pfeiffer.

Hayden1
Hayden21
Hayden3
Hayden4
Hayden5
Hayden6
Hayden71
Hayden8
Hayden91
Hayden10
Hayden11
Hayden12
Follow us on Instagram @boysbygirls
View View View @nickhargrove and Hedvig connect over moody European roots (we blame the weather!), humans' innate longing for belonging, and Nick's journey... View @nickhargrove on feeling connectedSee link in bio for the full feature.Interview @hedvigwerner
View Gigi captures ‘Charmed’ star @nickhargrove in a new exclusive feature. See link in bio for the full feature. Photography @ggphotographyofficial... View Turn down the TV so it doesn’t clash with the sounds of bodies in sync. All in, don’t hold anything... View Soft cotton bedsheets smooth and caress weary limbs. Come rain or shine, the airy fabrics welcome their tenant home. ... View Lucy found Tom and Francesc to be incredibly comfortable both in front of each other and the camera while being... View Ecstasy from dusk to dawn when in each other’s company. Pure elation arising from the simplicity of fingers running down... View This series was inspired around Lucy being in love herself and the overwhelming feelings of falling in love. She wanted... View Engulfed in each other, problems and politics blur into background noise of a soundtrack delightfully ignored. . . Photography by... View A bed fit for kings hosts the sincerest intimacies. Eye to eye. Chest to chest. Lips to lips. Honesties slip... View Between veins and nails lie the beauty of the details. Mental notes remember the way they reach out, how they... View This week’s exclusive Instagram editorial is ‘The Touch’ by Lucy Jarvis. Lucy photographs her close friend Tom and his partner... View The threads they’re clad in too - styled by Sara Grižon - holding the human, keeping it safe, showing us... View Doesn’t it make the air lighter, to see how easy they breathe together? Same lungs, same heart, same blood -... View We can watch the Slovenian @zavbibrothers cultivate this forest with their memories, scattering their present onto the overgrown paths. We... View Motion and stasis, the undergrowth and the sky - a sense of balance meted out to brighten life’s lessons. Even... View Boyhood is a kingdom of sticks huddled in leafmould, defying autumn. See link in bio for the full feature. Talent... View Veronika Malačič captures Slovenian brothers and musicians, @zavbibrothers in a series of black and white frames, accompanied along with a...