Photojournalist Aims to Expose the Brutal Violence Against Papua New Guinea Women in ‘Crying Meri’
For the past two years Russian photojournalist Vlad Sokhin has been working on a powerful photo project, Crying Meri, to expose the heartbreaking and brutal violence against women in Papua New Guinea. Sadly, the violence has become an everyday part of life in Papua New Guinea, and Sokhin hopes to shed light on this reality through a crowd-funding campaign that supports the publication of a photo book in collaboration with FotoEvidence.
The best are the shirts with sayings:
I don’t know about you but I think this is beautiful
My favorite one is the one that says “WHAT”
I want that shirt
I grew up thinking that I was special and that I would change the world, but then again, doesn’t everyone? No one goes through life thinking that they’re destined to be a nobody. I have an inferiority complex, and I’m scared that I’m just some nobody who got in over their head.
I wanted so badly to lie down next to her on the couch, to wrap my arms around her and sleep. Not fuck, like in those movies. Not even have sex. Just sleep together in the most innocent sense of the phrase. But I lacked the courage and she had a boyfriend and I was gawky and she was gorgeous and I was hopelessly boring and she was endlessly fascinating. So I walked back to my room and collapsed on the bottom bunk, thinking that if people were rain, I was drizzle and she was hurricane.