A description of the project:
The Mourners is a series of portraits documenting the ritual of wearing black as a signifier of perpetual mourning. In remembrance of those they have lost, all that sit for a portrait in the series wear black every day for the rest of their lives.
(Photo: Untitled #28 (2010-11), archival inkjet print, Georgia Metaxas. Courtesy the artist and Fehily Contemporary)