Anakana Schofield – Author of Martin John and Malarky

I and I

Fascinating documentary photography project featured on the NY Times blog here 

“Their encounter led to an exploration of drag queen culture in China, which, despite its history of theatrical cross-dressing, is not particularly known for open views on sexuality. Nearly a decade later, Ms. Kikuchi says that her project, “I and I,” is more than the story of people confronting their sexuality. It’s about people confronting themselves.”

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“It’s not really about gender issues,” Ms. Kikuchi said. “It’s just about how, as human beings, they try to find their space and how they live.”

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