“ Saira - Without a Face, 2009 In the fall of 2009 I left for Pakistan to start a project around acid and kerosene oil burn victims. I worked with a NGO which helps burned women with reconstructive surgery, rehabilitation and therapy.
Every time someone says we don’t need feminism anymore, things like this come to mind. Due to insufficient dowry this young girl’s husband lacerated her face with a razor blade. (Gwalior - India, photo by Adrian Fisk) Still beautiful.
"In a dark time, the eye begins to see, I meet my shadow in the deepening shade; I hear my echo in the echoing wood-- A lord of nature weeping to a tree. I live between the heron and the wren, Beasts of the hill and serpents of the den.