Cancer is the plague of our century. WHO figures reveal a stark truth – one in five of us confronts it. Early diagnosis remains the best weapon in this fight and my aim through this photo project is to stir a raw, unfiltered response – a disquiet that stirs action. I believe fear keeps people alive and forces them to take precautions.
I witnessed cancer exact an immense mental and emotional toll and a patient’s psychological state played a huge role in their overcoming the disease. I also witnessed pain and hurt but I also witnessed art providing comfort and healing the soul.
This project is in memory of all warrior women, but especially for Zeynep and Canan.
May they both rest in peace.