This photograph looks like a child's school photograph, artificially lit and stiffly composed, and magnified to an imposing scale. The ambiguous red mark on the boy's head, may be a wound, scar, growth or hole. It is emblematic of something wrong, yet seems almost proudly displayed. The pallid colour of the skin suggests disease, illness, or even a faded photograph of a dead person. The title refers to the desire to 'hold' on to the present and fix it in the memory. Rielly's work presents a private world of pain and comedy, and it is unclear whether his images are ironic, straightforward, deeply sad or deliberately provocative.