Posts Tagged: hermits

Lady Hermits

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Where have all the lady hermits gone? Rhian Sasseen is on the case: For women, for most of history, it’s been mother or maiden, daughter or wife. The roles shuffle, their names and details changing, but all share one feature: which man does she care for, which man does she take care of? Woman as […]

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Photographing Hermits

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Photographer Carlo Bevilacqua spent five years photographing hermits for a project he calls “Into the Silence.” Each of his subjects choose to live outside of society for different reasons – from the extremely religious, to the spiritual, to those who simply want to live alone. The project caused Carlo to reexamine social norms: “I worked all day long […]

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