Tag: portraits

Shukran, Shahira!

Shahira el Bokhary stepped up with translations of the postcards that cannot be delivered! Thank you, Shahira, you’re an angel. If you would like to help, you can enter your translation into the comments of the pictures on this post. I hope you will help!

Kahramanmaras

We’ve returned to the US from Turkey, and while I won’t speak for David, I’ve been walking around in a thick fog of jet lag. That fog, combined with a healthy dose of cultural shock, has left me feeling unmoored and dislocated — suspended between two worlds. So before my heart settles completely, I wanted…

Gaziantep

Happy New Year! We’ve taken a holiday break from the blog, which means this post will be long and chock full of photos! We are now in a city about 4 hours north of Reyhanli, called Gaziantep. I’m really enjoying this city–the people are warm and welcoming. Our friend, As’ad Sieo, connected us with a…

Film

We’ve taken a short, holiday break from Inside-Outside, which has allowed me to process the film I’d taken so far. In the spirit of our last post, here are a couple of the portraits I’ve made in Reyhanli: We hitched a ride one day with a boy collecting recyclables with his mule and cart. Here’s…

Book Preview

A few days ago, we asked you, Dear Readers, whether you would like to see some of the photographs and drawings from our project now, or whether we should instead unveil them all for the first time in the Inside-Outside eBook. The reply was a resounding “now”! You asked, and we shall deliver. (Again, because…

Along the Golden Horn

Exciting news! Through one of David’s acquaintances, we met a German journalist based here in Istanbul. She has been covering the Syrian schools opening both along the border and here in Istanbul. She’s connected us with the director of one of those schools, and we’re meeting with him tomorrow. He is enthusiastic about the project,…

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