Our names are like labels or captions that enable people to make quick assertions, and assumptions about us. Some names are a burden, while others are intimidating and some names are forbidden in certain countries. One could say without a doubt that names have a certain power over our lives.
The structures that exist in our languages profoundly shape how we construct our reality. Language shapes how we understand, space, time, and causality.
As a Photographer I had the opportunity to meet a variety of people from different cultures. I was let into their homes for births, weddings and other important moments which I would immortalize with my cameras. At times I have felt. out of place.