From the collection "Omo: Expressions of a People". Piercing the lower lip is a common practice among Karo women, who may adorn the lip with a range of objects-including, in this case, a nail.
Biography: Driven by the chase for extraordinary beauty, Drew Doggett creates striking, beautifully composed fine art photographs of isolated cultures and locations around the world. Influenced by his background in fashion photography, Doggett's fine art career began in 2009 with his expedition to the remote Himalayan region of Humla, Nepal. His works are often characterized by their subjects' exoticism, isolated histories, and positions on the outskirts of the commonplace, and have been honored by institutions such as the Smithsonian Museum and are sought after by collectors from around the world.