I see beauty in struggle, bondage, pain, the dirt, the water, the fire, the blood, the breath, the lies, the damage, because seeing the truth brings these things into the light, so I can face the reality around me, and understand not just with my mind but my heart, mixing in hope, beauty and familiar comforts to tell an entire story and not just the ending.

No one knows who this girl is. I took these pics. She came to my studio. We published the Images. All I have to go on is the name Jo. People disappear off the internet all the time. Many of my shots are of unknowns.