Hunger to be heard
Posted on Mar 2, 2004 | 8889 views
Freedom of Speech - A great irony of our time.
2003 - Detained refugees in an Australian desert detention facility sew their mouths closed in a hunger strike to protest against apalling treatment and living conditions.
This is a virtually untouched BW image. No visual effects.
My sister posed with sewing thread adhered with glue, garnished with cover-up, vegemite, honey and tomato sauce.
MediumPhotography, Black and White
Related Issues Child & Youth Rights Freedom of Expression
Collections ARCfest: Human Rights Arts Festival Images of Intolerance Migration