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They Were Given Air VI

By Kayleah
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I cannot put into words the emotions I felt at this exhibit, but hopefully I can put it into images. I hope that as you look through the series you take the time to read each individual story. There is a real person behind each story, and they deserve to be heard. This is the literal "airing of society's dirty laundry" These are all victims just in Utah alone, and there are many more surrounding you. Please, be humane to each other.


no 6 in the series:

The Clothesline Project is a worldwide effort to educate, inform, and boost awareness of violence and abuse in our communities.
Clothesline Project Worldwide

The Colors:
Pink/Red: Sexual assault
White: Death as a result of violence
Blue/Green: Survivors of incest or childhood sexual assault
Yellow: Physical assault
Black: Disabled victims of assault, or assaulted because of a disability
Grey: emotional, spiritual and verbal assault
Lavender/Purple: Assault because of sexual orientation, perceived or otherwise

As the clothesline team travels, viewers are supported in writing their own stories on a shirt, in complete privacy and anonymity.

"Each Shirt is one survivor's testimony of their personal experience with violence. Some shirts in the display show fear, anger and pain while others show hope and healing. Each shirt represents it's creator's feelings, but does not reflect every survivor's attitude. The shirts in The Clothesline Project are not censored."
IMAGE DETAILS
Image size
600x900px 665.83 KB
Make
EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY
Model
KODAK DX6490 ZOOM DIGITAL CAMERA
Shutter Speed
1/362 second
Aperture
F/2.8
Focal Length
6 mm
Date Taken
Apr 7, 2005, 5:19:52 PM
Published:
© 2005 - 2020 Kayleah
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logossarxegeneto Photographer
wow... my heart weeps. This is a truly wonderful project.
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KayleahStudent General Artist
Thank you. I just hope that other people can see it the way I did. And that people will stop ignoring the problem, and come out and talk about it.