Gold / 2019 / Press / Fashion

« Ici c’est l’aquarium, dehors c’est l’océan »

  • Prize
    Silver in Press/Political, Gold in Press/Fashion
  • Photographer
    Matei Focseneanu

This project arose from a desire to give a voice to those located on the invisible margins of society - female inmates. To avoid a stigmatizing approach, my project invites these women to express themselves through a visual language, both corporal and oneiric, in stark contrast to penitentiary discretion: that of fashion photography.Thus, this project aims at the visibilization of women inmates, which is heavily lacking today. By enabling an inner voice, which their bodies articulate through garments, I seek to reclaim and restore their self-image and identity.