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Photographer Eric Gottesman Collaborates with Ethiopian Teens to Make Incredibly Powerful Images

Unless you were already familiar with the work of US-based photographer Eric Gottesman and the Sudden Flowers media collective in Ethiopia he helped start in 2000, their images–which are produced collaboratively, blurring fact, fiction, education, art, and community activism–would probably not be the kinds of photographs you would conjure up. It is precisely that Sudden Flowers is able to surprise without succumbing to the lure of shock that they offer important insights and showcase an expanded process that goes far beyond traditional documentary photography.

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