Arin Yoon is a Korean American documentary photographer, visual artist, and arts educator based in the greater Kansas City area. Her work focuses on the military, families, and women and issues of representation and identity. Arin is a...
Arin Yoon, a photographer and the wife of U.S. Army infantry officer John Principe, has been documenting the unseen burden war has on military families, including her own. Here, Arin and John’s son, Teo, holds a doll that has a photo of his father inserted in a sleeve, while their daughter, Mila, takes care of her stuffed animal.
Military spouse Dana Abella opens the blinds as her son, Nathan Abella, plays for the last time in their home in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Each move means making a new set of friends for both parents and kids.
Armored personnel carriers protect a tactical planning, command and control post at the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, California. Moving from a vibrant arts community to a super militarized environment was a shock for Arin.