Excerpt from text by marie Gamillscheg

in the morning, first we search for our own centres: the first gentle clicking of the tongue, the tension in the back, tracing the remnants of sleep in the body. we reach for the belly, trying to understand these movements.

westerngrund: bavaria, lower francony, rural district aschaffenburg, municipality schöllkrippen, area 8.95 square kilometres, population of what once were three separate villages: huckelheim - 872, oberwestern - 787, unterwestern - 386.

Day X / Westerngrund was published in 2017 by Paper Tigers Books as part of the book series Day X. All books are available from www.papertigersbooks.com


all photographs © Laura Braun