Behind the Curtain from the series Blood Work © Elizabeth Claffey
Illness can make the familiar alien, bodies conspiring against the interests of their owners. Photographer Elizabeth Claffey explores the middling inter-space of medical treatment, the hospital a half way house feared by the outside world.
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Mulu 1 © Sara Forrest; Director’s Selection
Sara Forrest spent the bulk of December 2010 in Ethiopia, at work on a photo documentary about patients and survivors of obstetric fistula titled Facing Hope. Working in collaboration with Allison Shigo, co-producer of the Emmy Award winning documentary on the same subject – A Walk to Beautiful – Sara raised funds for this project using Kickstarter. You can follow her experience via http://saraforrestphoto.tumblr.com
See more of Sara’s work at www.saraforrestphoto.com