Mohamed, Salem, Omrane, Hbib, Hsouna, Alaa, Anouar, Nader, Slim, Ahmed
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Breaking News##Portraits of Tunisian men ##Young, not so young and older men ##Ahmed ##Nader ##Omrane ##Hbib ##Mohamed ##Hsouna ##Alaa ##Salem ##Slim ##Anouar ##Looking down ##Away from the camera ##Turning their backs to the camera ##A profusion and ubiquity of cameras ##Of images ##The ease of their diffusion and dissemination ##Made possible by the latest technologies ##Fervent consumers ##Of images ##Constantly asking ##For more ##Sensations ##More!

##These Tunisian men withdrawing ##From our consuming indiscretion ##Our compulsive voyeurism ##There must be more ##If their heads are down ##If they’re doused ##In much space ##Opaque, dark, empty, unnatural space ##There must be more!

##The uprisings of 2010/2011 ##The “Revolution” ##The “Arab Spring” ##The “Advent of Democracy” ##Of “Free Press” ##Of Cameras ##More cameras ##Welcomed at first with open arms ##The “average” Tunisian was eager ##He was proud to face the world ##As the architect of a New Era ##In the transparent, bright, vibrant, virtual space ##Of the www.

##Promises of freedom ##Promises of justice ##Promises of dignity ##Promises of employment ##Promises of prosperity ##Parading politicians parading promises ##Promises of cameras ##Promises of images ##Parading promises.