Photos: Laundry Around the World
Travel Blog • Michael Yessis • 05.10.10 | 11:03 AM ET
Ross Arbes and Alexandra Hiatt share their images of laundry taken during a 16-month trek. Here’s what compelled them:
At first, we assumed that it was the colors that continually caused us to focus on the laundry. But these clotheslines also provided subtle allusions to gender issues, cultural differences and the impact of modernization. The closer we zoomed in, the more we came to see laundry as an open window into others’ lives.
Laundry can also bring people together.