"Maras Guy #1" (2009), by Noor+. "Mickaël has long been fascinated by Maras*; I decided to turn him into one of them ! My muse Bénédicte was my artistic director for this shooting! She chose a poem about love and death by Louise Labé and spent a few hours drawing carefully each word on his face! XVIth century poem meets Salvadorian toughest gang!". *Maras or marabuntas: gangs originating from Central American countries.
Alderley Edge, Cheshire, England has been a sacred site for thousands of years and has many legends attached to it. A natural spring is situated in the wood below the sandstone cliff which is carved with a bearded face and the following words: “Drink of this and take thy fill, for the water falls by the wizards will.” - ( :
It requires integrity of character to face life alone at times. Sometimes you have to learn a lesson that requires solitude. It requires your utmost honesty. Because at times it is easy to walk away from hardship- at that point isolation can keep us stuck. Only you know when you're running to or running from something. Good luck on your journey. :D
Becoming a positive person does not mean you can never have any negative emotion or encounter any negative situation. It is the overall attitude that matters and your reaction to every experience. --Josh Richardson, Prevent Disease, Waking Times