Trying to tend a tiny sprout
mixed media on panel
Many powerful photographs have been made in the aftermath of the devastating collapse of a garment factory on the outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh. But one photo, by Bangladeshi photographer Taslima Akhter, has emerged as the most heart wrenching, capturing an entire country’s grief in a single image.
The Nightmare - Henry Fuseli
Diego Rivera, Nude with Sunflowers, 1946.
The Cycle of Abuse Illustrated Through Single Photos and Multiple Models
Statistics show that 70% of people who are abused as children will grow up into adults who will in turn abuse children. A recent awareness ad campaign by Mexican organization Save the Children shared this fact in single photographs that are both creative and difficult to stomach.
The advertisements were originally published back in May 2012, and were created by Mexican agency Y&R and photographer Ale Burset.
Each one uses five models showing one individual at different stages of life. In the foreground, the individual is experiencing abuse as a child. Older versions of the abused child grow up as they walk across the background of the frame, and turn into the original abuser by the time they walk a full circle.
“70% of abused children turn into abusive adults. Donate at savethechildren.mx,” the advertisements say.
Incredible morning at the Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm in Woodburn, Oregon (by G.az Photo’s)
Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros 5/1/13
They were amazing.
Acrylic and oil on canvas
115 X 95 cm
Bill, John Minton 1956