"There simply is no pill that can replace human connection. There is no pharmacy that can fill the need for compassionate interaction with others. The answer to human suffering is both within us and between us.
Zank Photography · Sep 25, 2015 American photographer Ben Zank, who we've featured previously, shot a new series of surreal portraits following his move from New York City to New Zealand. In a statement about his latest work, Zank says, "The images represent an ongoing experience of emotions that I feel, the most recent being isolation and a longing to connect with another human being." Sept 25, 2015 via ignant.de
"Goodbyes take a great deal of courage, but what takes even more is the Hello that comes next. To cast your aversions aside despite all you have suffered and take a chance on somebody new. To risk it all again because you know human connection is precious and rare and always worth the risk." — Beau Taplin