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in a portrait i am looking for the silence in somebody - ...'henry cartier - bresson'

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LUHANRI CHOOSES TO SEE THE BEAUTY, FRIENDLINESS AND ENERGY DISPLAYED THROUGH THE FACES OF AFRICA’S PEOPLE. HER SENTIMENT ECHOES THAT OF CHINUA ACHEBE: ‘PEOPLE GO TO AFRICA AND CONFIRM WHAT THEY ALREADY HAVE IN THEIR HEADS AND SO THEY FAIL TO SEE WHAT IS THERE IN FRONT OF THEM’.THE PEOPLE SHE PAINTS REPRESENT THE HOPE, BEAUTY AND POTENTIAL SHE SEES IN INDIVIDUALS. THE SUBJECTS IN HER PAINTINGS …

LUHANRI CHOOSES TO SEE THE BEAUTY, FRIENDLINESS AND ENERGY DISPLAYED THROUGH THE FACES OF AFRICA’S PEOPLE. HER SENTIMENT ECHOES THAT OF CHINUA ACHEBE: ‘PEOPLE GO TO AFRICA AND CONFIRM WHAT THEY ALREADY HAVE IN THEIR HEADS AND SO THEY FAIL TO SEE WHAT IS THERE IN FRONT OF THEM’.THE PEOPLE SHE PAINTS REPRESENT THE HOPE, BEAUTY AND POTENTIAL SHE SEES IN INDIVIDUALS. THE SUBJECTS IN HER PAINTINGS ARE PEOPLE SHE HAS MET AND SHARED LIFE-STORIES WITH, PEOPLE SHE MEETS DURING HER EVERYDAY WANDERING OR PEOPLE THAT INTEREST HER.BY CHOOSING PORTRAITURE, SHE IS ABLE TO CAPTURE FACIAL EXPRESSION IN HER …