Morris-Cafiero is the girl sitting down in front of the guy looking down on her. She's captured him in an art project that explores how others feel about her large body shape. Notice that the guy is making a face at her while his friend takes a picture of him?
Walking Down A City Street
Her photo project is based on the notion that society is obsessed with thinness, which makes life hard for larger people, especially women.
Going For A Swim
Her photo series is called Wait Watchers, they are snapped in public settings, alongside people who don't realize they're on camera. People are seen in the background laughing or giving her strange looks.
She not obvious about taking her photos, so others aren't aware of it. She uses a self-timing camera, and when the shot is set up, she goes about normally, like talking on the phone or seeming to wait for someone.
Behind Morris-Cafiero, it becomes obvious in her photos that passers by do notice her, but the question is why?
Shopping For Fashion
Does this woman glancing at Morris-Cafiero have a reactionary look of disapproval?
An Accidental Awareness
Morris-Cafiero became aware of her photos that others were fixated on her. At first, the awareness was an accident, but she began to notice the phenomenon happened in her other photos as well.
A Photo Documentary
Instead of retreating from the public eye, Morris-Cafiero decided to meet it head to head. She hopes her photo project makes people aware of the issues of body image, and the shaming of larger people.