I love Hoda Afshar's portraits and videos from Manus Island (it's Australia's Refugee Devil's Island - you go in but you n...
I, of course, love the loose framing that keeps her a figure of the thing, a representation of childhood, rather than the thing itself. To set her in a landscape rather than in more intimate settings adds to this sense of estrangement, too. That is my first, once through the PDF impression. I should probably wait until I've looked more, but first impressions. . . .
I like the idea of a sense of estrangement - I always think of the land as estranged but that idea adds something so thank you.
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