Hope in Red visualizes in three pictures the way I helped myself work through a depression. From keeping myself from happiness (Deprevation) through confrontation with my own demons (Catharsis) to how I saved myself by being myself (Salvation). The collage technique I used here makes it possible for me to direct and control the entire image. The visuals are clearly and deliberately put together without smoothing over. It gives the series a theatrical quality. The hand of the artist is allowed to be present.