Emotions à nu: The naked truth

2014-10-26 15:00

Being naked, there is nothing to hide. Nakedness does not need words because the body speaks for itself.

Emotions à nu is a series of women’s portraits without faces portraying the ‘naked truth’ – human, beautiful, unadorned, without make-up. Women are plural, fragile and strong.

This work is an intimate journey, an emotional state, a quiet quest towards physical self-acceptance and serenity.

This body of work has been exhibited extensively in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, and on world stages in London, Switzerland, France, Barcelona and the International Biennale of Casablanca

» Joana Choumali is an Abidjan-born professional photographer who believes that alluding to femininity is enough to make it shine, and considers that a photograph does not have to be demonstrative.

She substitutes loud gesticulation with decency and subtlety. Her photos do not seek to promote or persuade, but to highlight the equal humanity of men and women

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