The interpretation of his works is basically left to the beholder but as a matter of fact he is subtly directing the view through his mise-en-scène. An US magazine called him the „David Lynch of fashion photography“. His images are mystery plays, you never know exactly what is going on. Carsten Witte offers the parts but everyone has to solve the mystery himself.
William Ropp, Sans titre, 1993 – Foto appartenenti a cinque esposizioni allestite nel marzo 2012 alla Maison Européenne de la Photographie di Parigi Una recensione delle mostre, firmata da Fabrizio Migliorati, qui: http://www.doppiozero.com/materiali/clic/vertigine-riti-e-rituali-parigi