Satijn Panyigay makes photographic work that invites the viewer to slow down. Fascinated by the psyche of the human being, she mostly photographs vacant spaces that are briefly not fulfilling their function. For example, the empty exhibition rooms of museums and their depots, or interiors of newly constructed homes and buildings undergoing renovation. Panyigay takes her analogue photographs during solitary, meditative explorations of the temporarily abandoned places. The images emerging display a balance between light and dark, serenity and gloom, resilience and vulnerability. Her strict but poetic work, in absence of any direct human narratives, is surprisingly humane – addressing the feelings of its observer.