photographs

Zanmi Lasante

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 ...
Photograph with sleeper

Still Life with Sleeper

3:28 PM. Waiting at Outpatient Clinic, Zanmi Lasante, Cange, Haiti. 2009. Time, conditioned by waiting. Or rather, there will always be a wait. Here, in the courtyard of  Zanmi Lasante hospital’s outpatient clinic, people wait, for hours, days. A ...

Waiting

3:27 PM. Waiting at Outpatient Clinic, Zanmi Lasante, Cange, Haiti. 2009. Time is flavored by cultures and landscape. Time in the USA, aptly, tastes like fast food – all texture, sugar and salt. Time in the West is tightly oriented. Time moves forward. It ...