Jeoana Alfred, blind, at church, Cange, Haiti. May, 2014.

Jeoann Alfred, blind, at church, Cange, Haiti. May, 2014.

“And for as long as painting’s mode of vision would be constructed by men, the space in which women were obliged to lead their lives would be taken from them and imagined through the values of the ‘greater’ existence from which they were excluded.” Norman Bryson, in the concluding paragraph of ‘Looking at the Overlooked: Four Essays on Still Life Painting’, Reaktion Books, 1990. p. 178