The Other Men Project

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Check out the interesting photography exhibit called The Other Men Project by photographer Ebba Schmid.

“[The Other Men Project] is to force viewers to look these men square in eye, and count them as human.”

JAC Stringer – Photo by Ebba Schmid – The Other Men Project

[image: close up black and white photo of JAC’s face showing only his right ear, right eye, nose and mouth. He is looking off to the side, smiling slightly.]

This picture reminds me of how I still have the exact same face as when I was a kid. It makes it even more curious that people tell me I “look so different” now or how old acquaintances, even old friends, don’t recognize me on the street. They just walk by like they never knew me at all… but I have the same face.

 

4 thoughts on “The Other Men Project”

  1. You do look the same! I came across your website while looking for your sister. Congrats on all of your accomplishments in life and good luck with your future endeavors. :) I have many great memories of our childhood and think about your family often.
    Jenny (Keeney) Gainer

    1. wow Jenny! How wonderful to hear from you! This warms my heart so deeply. I think about you all the time too, I’m gonna shoot you an email.

  2. It’s a unique mix of feelings to know someone just across the counter or walking down the street and to realize they have no idea who you are.

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