Around the beginning of the Qin Dynasty (circa 1640s), in the Shunde area of South China, thanks to the booming silk trade, sectors of women became financially independent.
I don’t feel photography needs to be overtly ambitious in assuming impact or power. And in any case, impact and power are impossible to measure. Photography has a part to play in adding to a cumulative effect.
Sweet Water, Bitter Earth is my journey into China in search of redemption and my ultimate failure to connect with my homeland.