The Breaking Out project gallery will open in the Bryan Center this Wednesday, displaying its yearly artistic outlet for victims of sexual assault.
In its third year of operation, the Breaking Out project presents photos of students who have experienced sexual violence holding posters displaying quotes from their assailants, friends or families. The photographs serve as both the fulfillment of an artistic vision and a therapeutic process for participants, said senior Hanna Metaferia, the director of the project.
“We see it as an opportunity for students who have experienced sexual violence across the spectrum to speak out against the culture of silence,” Metaferia said.
Each participant in the photographs is positioned in a way that captures his or her personal story, she said... Read more