Maggie is a fictional character portrayed by Ofer’s wife Billie Martineau. She travels as a tourist around the modern day world but looks a out of place, as though she is trying to understand how and where she fits in. She records her journey by collecting memorable holiday snaps. In a way the use of photography is forming her identity echoing the way people are creating online identities via social network sites.
Ofer describes, “one of the main ideas behind the project is to see the world through someone else’s eyes and to learn about that person by what is surrounding her. The mask isn’t something Maggie is wearing, it’s what makes her who she is.
Ofer was awarded Humble Arts Foundation’s Grant for Emerging Photographers in 2008. You can follow his blog is – horsesthink.com and he is participating in group show called C O L O U R at Michael Hoppen Gallery, London.