Four people with obesity shared their stories with artists. These stories are full of challenges like losing a loved one or feeling judged by others. Some are on a TV show called ‘La Clinica Per Rinascere – Obesity Center Caserta,’ where they’re working to get healthier. But ‘Beyond the Body,’ shown in these photos by Winkler Noah, isn’t just about changing their bodies. It’s about changing how we see obesity, so we can be more understanding.
“People often judge overweight people only by their looks. But, in reality, obesity can be a disease linked to tough life experiences,” says the creative agency ‘We Are Social.’ Despite facing judgment, these four individuals bravely opened up about their insecurities. One woman shared, “I ate to fill an emotional void,” while another said, “I ate to avoid thinking.” Their stories help us understand the deeper struggles behind obesity.”
“Four artists teamed up with friends facing obesity, using their unique styles to depict personal struggles and triumphs. The photos by Winkler+Noah aim to shift focus from appearance to resilience.”