24 Hour Project

In 2018, I took part in extraordinary 24 Hour Project, documenting street life in Lyon. The goal is to spend 24 hours in the streets, taking pictures and publishing every hour one single photo.

Group portrait of six people, one man and five women
Team Lyon 2018

Photographers join from all cities around the world. They document humanity around the world in one single day sharing stories from their own cities. Together we focus on global issues, help raise awareness and take action.

Every year there is a different cause to defend. On 2018 the cause was Empower women and the collected money was donated to Shakti Vahini in India.

To know more about the project you can visit 24 Hour Project web site.

Black and white photo. We see two women walking. One of them wears high-heeled shoes in her hands and walks in socks.
Between midnight and 1 a.m.
Black and white photo. A man and a woman are talking in front of a bar. A woman holds a cigarette in her mouth while a man is taking a cigarette out of a pack. The man tenderly observes the woman and smiles.
Between 1 a.m. and 2 a.m.
Black and white photo. Two girls outside the bar, in a half-lying half-sitting position, leaning on each other. One of them is showing the rockin' roll symbol with her right hand while holding her left breast with her other hand and shouting
Between 2 a.m. and 3 a.m.
Black and white photo. Two girls on the streets of Lyon. The girl on the left holds a plastic cup with a drink in her hand and stumbles
Between 3 a.m. and 4 a.m.
Behind the plexiglass, mom and daughter are sitting on wooden benches facing each other at the train station. Both seem tired. Both have large suitcases next to them. The girl is looking into the lens while her mother is looking somewhere in the distance.
Between 4 a.m. and 5 a.m.
Black and white photo. Behind the Plexiglas, in the foreground we see a male person sleeping leaning against the glass. His head and face are hidden with a cap and hood. Behind him in the background we can see a number of other people who are also sleeping.
Between 5 a.m. and 6 a.m.
Red metro seats facing each other. At the bottom of the seat, a person in a thick winter jacket with a hood on his head is sleeping. Her body is stretched across both seats. The legs are on one seat while the body is on the other. The impression is that the person is sleeping.
Between 6 a.m. and 7 a.m.
A girl in a black jacket arranges oranges at the market.  Her long curly hair highlights her face illuminated by the warm morning sun
Between 7 a.m. and 8 a.m.
A bakery window that reflects the buildings.  Through the window, we see a saleswoman looking directly into the camera lens while packing warm pastries into bags.
Between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m.
A woman is walking down the street.  She wears a long red skirt with lines. The skirt flutters from the energetic movement. Her look is completed with a gray black jacket, a blue bag and a green scarf on her head.
Between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m.
Black and white photo. A couple is sitting at a table in a cafe. On the table are empty coffee cups, juice cups, and part of a baguette. A girl holds a ballpoint pen above an open notebook while looking away
Between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m.
Automatic laundry shop. Through the open green door we see a woman sitting, waiting and looking directly into the camera lens.  In front of the door, a boy peers into the interior of the laundry room. There is a large sticker on the door with the inscription: "On Thursday 20% discount"
Between 11 a.m. and 12 a.m.
Black and white photo. Three women are walking down the street.  By their appearance, we can assume that they are the mother, grandmother and granddaughter. The youngest looks straight into the camera lens. The other two talk intently while the wind ruffles their hair
Between 12 p.m. and 1 p.m.
Three-layer photo. In the foreground is the hood of a black car that reflects the white windows on the orange facade. In the second plan is a girl in a gray car who starts the car and looks at the camera lense. In the background, there is a large red graffiti on the building wall that says RSK
Between 1 p.m. and 2 p.m.
A girl in a black hoodie with bright red hair and headphones on her ears is walking down the street. The wind lifts her hair and highlights the red color of her hair against the blue door in the background
Between 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Black and white photo. An old couple sits on a concrete bench in front of the mall. A man in a jacket and moccasins leans on an umbrella. The woman next to him, in a long dress with a veil on her head, looks thoughtfully into the distance
Between 3 p.m. and 4 p.m.
Black and white photo. The building frames the photo. In the center is a large opening through which we see the sky, clouds in the background, and the silhouette of a female person clutching a bag while looking at the sky
Between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m.
Black and white photo. A girl with headphones on her head and a book in her hand is leaning on a pillar covered with white tiles, waiting for the tram.
Between 5 p.m. and 6 p.m.
Black and white photo. The interior of the subway train. A woman all in black, with bouffant hair. She clutches the bag with one hand while holding the handle of a large bag on wheels with the other. Her expression is stern as she looks over her glasses to the right
Between 6 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Black and white photo taken at the bottom of the stairs. The stairs direct the view upwards. There is a couple at the top. The man is still in motion as he looks worriedly in the direction of the woman. The woman has stopped and is holding onto her eye
Between 7 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m.
Between 9 p.m. and 10 p.m.
Between 10 p.m. and 11 p.m.
Between 11 p.m. and midnight