color your world


She spent life inside her head until she ripped through the fog to see color, breaching heights unknown. The color? Orange.

Desert flower, Santa Fe, August 2016
Monhegan Island, ME, May 2016
Icelandic Poppy, Monhegan Island, ME, May 2016
North Side, Boston, Pansies, June 2016
‘Moulin Rogue’, My promise garden, August 2016

In 1984, George Orwell wrote of a world where the only colour to be found was in the propaganda posters. Such is the case in North Korea. Images of Kim Il-sung are depicted in vivid colours. Rays of yellow and orange emanate from his face: he is the sun.

Barbara Demick (American journalist)

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