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I’ve Got Media! Photography Shared, Kickstarter Imminent!

Good news for the Restored Voice Project: I have access to some lovely portraits and images of the Tibetan women of Dharamsala.  This means the Kickstarter will launch sooner than expected: September 30th!

An example of Wonderlane’s work, and also of the strength and cheer of these women

Wonderlane, A.K.A. Photographer Libre, has taken beautiful, evocative shots all around the world – including many from Seattle… it all seems to lead back to that place! – and has an extensive collection of Tibetan nuns at Dolma Ling nunnery.  I’m always thrilled to discover their smiling faces, and in this case, I really needed some help. January rapidly approaches, and the Kickstarter needs to launch.  However ready I may be, I know that I need images of these awe-inspiring ladies to really make this project tangible.  But I’ve never been to Dharamsala to take my own media. Photographer Libre – aptly named – is happy to share her photos with me for the informational Kickstarter video, so that I can show the nuns themselves. A video just of me would not be as powerful, because this isn’t really my book. It’s theirs. And I hope to feature photography in the book.

I would like to take this moment to thank Wonderlane publicly.  Her work is already exquisite, but it’s made all the more beautiful by her willingness to share and help other artists realize their goals – and, specifically with RVP, to help a project that seeks to share, empower, and spread the word to the world.  Kudos, Wonderlane!  All of you should definitely check out her site: here is it again.  I think a copy of the finished book will magically appear in her mailbox someday…

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