On the evening of October 16, 2007, as I lay flat on my back with an anesthesia mask freshly placed against my face, I looked up at the small group of medical professionals standing around me. It included a particularly cute nurse. My mind rapidly drifting off, the last thought I remember went something like this: […]
There are places on a map — and which have parallels within oneself — that feel like a closed door, or a hard line. Lines before which you stop, perhaps for days on end, not knowing entirely what to do. You feel foreign, even to yourself. You look back, retracing how you got to this point. […]
People make a place meaningful. Following are portraits of 12 Indonesian women, some of the 260 million people who call Indonesia home. Photos taken in February and March 2017.
In providing captions for photographs, there is often background to the image that the photographer leaves out. Each of the photos in this post, when I look at them, bring to mind moments of adrenaline or pain. I hope that these images with backstory — all of which come from a 2007 trip to Southeast Asia — […]