Facial Care Centre’s Earth Faces
Climate change is upon us. In fact, experts say it’s happening now as seen in the Earth’s rising temperature, melting ice caps and rising sea levels. But despite these staggering observations there is a rampant “climate change denial” in the absence of concrete laws and policies to fight one of the most defining issues of our time.
The recent events of Typhoon Haiyan, the biggest storm ever recorded in the Earth’s history, had become the world’s sobering reality. Thus, the Headshot Clinic, Climate Change Commission, together with Emmy-award winning Filipino producer Michael Carandang, supported by Facial Care Centre’s Corporate Social Responsibility program, have decided to spearhead Earth Faces, a formidable project that aims to raise awareness for Climate Change and at the same time, send a message of hope to Filipinos and the rest of the world.
Earth Faces endeavors to capture through film and photographs, the human strength to overcome risk and adversity as told by the survivors of Yolanda. It is a storytelling of portraits that weave a magnificent tapestry of human resilience, linking the lives of these survivors and those closely praying for them. In a span of 7 days, they’ve met and captured the smiles of 22 families in 4 island provinces and handed over their family portraits. For many of the survivors, it was their first family picture; for others, the new portraits replaced lost, old photographs.
Read the full article from Jenni Epperson here.