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Lianne Ashton

Lianne Ashton is an agricultural photographer based in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. She does commercial, documentary and environmental portraiture for agricultural organisations, as well as editorial work. Lianne is also the the author and photographer of the blog 'Africa far and wide; a visual journey into the Africa she knows;' featuring travel in Africa, social documentary photography and writing.

FOUND.

I think back to 2019. Lost in this modern world and dazed by the pace at which life was going. Hanging onto the tow hitch of a runaway vehicle; swerving, manic and unpredictable.

Do you stand up?

How often do we read about bullies? How often do we know about them and we turn a blind eye? Isn’t this what our system is? It’s more concerned with not offending, with giving people the benefit of the doubt, with turning a blind eye because, well, we’ve just got enough drama of our own?