Photography Final Project: College Silence, What Can’t You Talk About?

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Statement: Sometimes it’s overwhelming and seemingly impossible to talk about the things that haunt us, even when we may usually be a strong individual. Often we’re the victim of problems we can’t control, but society deems us the villain, blames us for being weak. The point of these photos was to portray both the despair and strength of people who suffer from alcoholism, sexual assault, self-harm, and medication addiction. These are things that need to be talked about in order to find help, and making them taboo just forces those who suffer to recede into the shadows.

Disclaimer: None of these photos are meant to imply that any of these models have had these problems.

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Posted on May 7, 2013, in Claremont, Daily Adventures, Photography, School and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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