2014年7月3日 星期四

廣東自梳女 zishunü ;一些比利時街頭上相人 By Jacques Sonck




In parts of southern Guangdong province it was possible to become a "self-combed woman", or zishunü. This meant leaving the parental home to work without marrying. Becoming a zishunü gave women an unusual degree of independence in a world that allowed them little education, voice or freedom. But it came at a heavy price. They toiled in factories or other people's homes to support their families and women who broke their pledge of celibacy were supposed to kill themselves ...
Tania Branigan: 'Self-combed women' took a lifelong vow of chastity, and...
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Jacques Sonck has spent nearly four decades on the streets of Antwerp, Ghent, and Brussels collecting models for his portraits.
“I know when I want to make a photograph of a person,” he said. “They have to be special. They have to strike me for their appearance on the street. It can be anything. Maybe it’s their clothing, or their physical appearance.”
Jacques Sonck has spent almost 40 years in Belgium making portraits of people — with odd or singular looks — who capture his attention on the street.
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