CHALKBOARDS

Chasing Chalkboards was a documentary portrait project where Sophie Merkens photographed people she encountered on her travels and asked them to draw or write on the chalkboard what they most wanted in life. The photographic journey spanned 5 continents, resulting in over 400 portraits.

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  AMERICA

AMERICA

  AUSTRALIA

AUSTRALIA

  BOLIVIA

BOLIVIA

  CENTRAL AMERICA- NICARAGUA & PANAMA

CENTRAL AMERICA- NICARAGUA & PANAMA

  ECUADOR- MOUNTAINS

ECUADOR- MOUNTAINS

  ECUADOR- BEACH

ECUADOR- BEACH

  INDONESIA

INDONESIA

  MALAYSIA

MALAYSIA

  NEW ZEALAND

NEW ZEALAND

  PERU

PERU

  SPAIN

SPAIN

  THAILAND

THAILAND