Yoshino and I live in Italy, my native country. We met three years ago in Japan, where she was born and grew up. In March 2020, in the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic, I suddenly felt the need to get to know her better and to be closer. I then began to carefully observe her little gestures and expressions. To spontaneously photograph our intimacy and her discreet, silent, gently intense world.

In the process, as humans are ultimately emotional creatures, through the camera we are learning to love each other in a new way despite any threat hanging over us.