Sunday, 5 January 2014

Irena's portrait on Verve Photo

Verve Photo is run by a photo editor Geoffrey Hiller. This new breed of documentary photography is a reminder of the power of the still image.

‘When he came back from prison he never even said he was sorry for what he’s done. He doesn’t talk to me anymore and he stopped coming over since he finished that bloody house. In court they asked if I forgave him. I said alright, but who will pay for all our grief?’ 

Read an inside story of Irena's portrait. From 'Behind he Curtain' focusing on the effects of alcoholism in a small rural community in Poland.