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Eunice Adorno (Mexico): Flower Women

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© Eunice Adorno from "Flower Women", 2012Flower women is an approach of the life stories of a group of Mennonite women who have allowed me to photograph intimate spaces and daily experiences within their community, Nuevo Ideal, in Durango, and The Onda Zacatecas. The images focus on the emotional bonds between these women and reveal peaceful and harmonious moments which lead us to perceive their lifestyles as more than simply conservative and rigid. 
Our dialogues was in Spanish, or the High and Low German they speak amongst themselves, or through signaled gestures. But the real communication is through feelings shared between the women and me, and framed inside the pictures – passions, friendships, secrets, pleasures, and amusements.

Eunice is a photographer who lives and works in Mexico City. She began working as a photojournalist over ten years ago and now works on long-term photo documentary projects. In 2011, La Fábrica (Spain) published her book Las Mujeres Flores, a two-year project in which she documented Mennonite women in northern Mexico, … read more

One Response to “Eunice Adorno: Flower Women”

  1. Quite interesting community. i have never heard or read about Mennonites before. These photographs crank me up for learning more about this community.

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