Faces of Bougainville: A Pair of Eyes by the Red Door

Jessie T. Ponce Photography

“A Pair of Eyes by the Red Door”; Autonomous Region of Bougainville, Papua New Guinea; December 2012

He left his mom selling areca nuts by the street outside the office building,  followed us into the office, then stood by the door silently watching as we — a group of loud, conspicuous foreigners — went about our business in the office.