Jerm Cohen, Brooklyn resident, SVA graduate, and photography extraordinaire likes to add humorous layers to his photos. In this series, he uses Emojis (tiny pictures used in text messages, but you don’t live under a rock so you already know that).

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“I started the project because I noticed that just recently, there is a language that is ubiquitous to everyone with an iPhone- emojis.  I wanted to make something that everyone can relate to, no matter where you are from.”

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