photographs

Cange

Aspiration

Stairs. To look at mountains beyond mountains. Zanmi Lasante, Cange, Haiti. May, 2009 These stairs cascade upward from the Zanmi Lasante campus, and end abruptly at a circular concrete platform. The view from the top is grand, sweeping a full 360 degrees. ...

Boys and Girls

Boys’ toilet. School at Zanmi Lasante, Cange, Haiti. 2009 School break, a few minutes before lunchtime. Canon 5D MKII, EF 35mm 1.4L USM lens, post processed in Lightroom

The same and not the same

Zanmi Lasante, Cange, Haiti. 2009 Lake Cheston, Sewanee, TN. October 23, 2013 The fear of infinity, or ultimately, a genetic incapacity to comprehend the infinite, probably leads us to create god. At the same time, the capacity to be pluralistic, to be ...
Last Rites. We hold on. Zanmi Lasante, Cange, Haiti. 2009

We Hold On

  Last Rites. We hold on. Zanmi Lasante, Cange, Haiti. 2009 What we see: a naked child, head down, against the bare torso of a man, arms reaching out and touching, and people touching each other, a steel gurney, reflecting a pool of light, no faces, a ...

Sadness

Michael Cade with abscessed tooth. Zanmi Lasante, Cagne, Haiti. May, 2009 I was part of a conversation about food today, and as often happens, one fraction of me went wandering off in a number of directions, like a whole rambling club drunk on scrumpy. I ...
Red Circles

Homes

Red circles, Route 3, near Cange, Haiti. 2009 (Mitia Elor at home) Louise Elor works up the hill at the Zanmi Lasante campus. She cooks and cleans, and is one of the longest serving staff at ZL. I met her five-year old daughter, Mitia, while walking along ...