Woman child and a parrot, 2012 by Stephen Dupont

image of Woman child and a parrot 2012 by Stephen Dupont

Artist's statement

Woman, child and a parrot aims to capture the human spirit and modern ethnology of the people of Papua New Guinea's Sepik Region. This image is a window into traditional culture in one of the last truly wild and unique frontiers. As part of a larger series of works, this photograph highlights the rapid changes taking place on traditional values and cultural identity.