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Hoda Afshar, Refugees and Moving beyond the Demon-Angel Paradigm

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...

Monday, 17 December 2012

Christmas Present #1






Let's just say that Live Through This is a fabulous portrait project. It takes the junkie genre and reinvents it with a collaborative twist that has an almost happy ending.

Pictures come with notes, letters, prescriptions and transcripts of Stephanie's own words. It's beautifully printed and is a fascinating take on both addiction and the personal involvement of the photographer. More on this in the new year.

Buy the book here.

Read more about the project here.

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