In honor of International Women’s Day — here is “Disappearing” by Yemeni Photographer Bushra Almutawakei — shared by Fundação José Saramago on her behalf: You, too, have permission to share this image. Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... Related 13 Comments That is an ominous and powerful image, Nicola. Thanks for sharing it with us! How did you find this work of Art? Loading... Log in to Reply It was shared with me via Mr Ps brother who receieved it from the Nont for Profit Foundation itself. After sharing our womens celebration yesterday – this to me was the perfect reason for doing so and a stark reminder that many women still do not have our freedoms and some women do still dissapear. Thank you for publishing it as it is – I was quite lost for words and I am not sure any words that I could find would do it justice. Loading... Log in to Reply Yes, sometimes we can’t add more drama or tension or meaning to an image with our words. The actual disappearing before our eyes is the entire message. We need say nothing more — other than to express our shared outrage. Loading... Log in to Reply I hope in time we get to see more of her photography. Loading... Log in to Reply Me, too. I hope she’s in a safe place. I can imagine there are some in her culture who are furiously insulted by the pictorial. Loading... Log in to Reply That was my first thought when I saw the picture. Then I thought of the bravery and courage taken by her in getting in published and asking it to be shared. Loading... Log in to Reply Thanks for sharing this image– it says so much in just a few frames. This will be a great image to show to the “Women of Action” club on my campus. Loading... Log in to Reply What a great idea Emily! Loading... Log in to Reply What a powerful image! Thanks for sharing it. Loading... Log in to Reply It needed to be shared and still needs to be shared far and wide. I am grateful to David that he allowed me some fluidity in the posting rules to enable me to do so. Loading... Log in to Reply It was my honor to get this online for you, Nicola! What’s still most amazing about the whole sequence of images is how in the first one — they are all already all covered up! Loading... Log in to Reply The first piture is one that remins me of my ex sister in laws family in London – it is the softermore modern edge for a family living in western socirty. http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2013/02/04/sheikh-abdullah-daoud-saudi-arabian-cleric-fatwa-babies-burkas_n_2613803.html?utm_hp_ref=fb&src=sp&comm_ref=false&just_reloaded=1 The link is to one of the latest calls for female children to wear the burka. Loading... Log in to Reply So much said in so little frames. I really appreciate that you shared this picture with us. Loading... Log in to Reply You must log in to post a comment. Post navigation Previous Previous post: From Barbie to Borrowing: Hanging Out with DadNext Next post: Move Over Gangnam Style and Harlem Shake: Here Comes Grumpy Cat!