Hoda Afshar and how to see people as individuals – Witness

Hoda Afshar and how to see people as individuals – Witness

The question of how the different members of society are represented make for some of the most heated debates in photography. Whether it’s the New York Times showing pictures of distress in Kenya, the distancing strategies used by Richard Mosse in his installation featuring migrants on their journey to Europe, or even Dorothea Lange’s image of Florence Thompson, the Migrant Mother, the question of who is represented, where they are represented and how they are represented is never far from the surface.