Category: Motherhood

  • Through Positive Eyes – Durban 2

    Through Positive Eyes – Durban 2

    Elizabeth (See previous post for the background to this project) Elizabeth is currently presenting her work at the Durban Art Gallery as part of the Through Positive Eyes show, coinciding with the International AIDS Conference. The show has been designed by Stan Pressner to enable the participants to tell their stories and interact with projections […]

  • Through Positive Eyes – Durban

    Through Positive Eyes – Durban

    Photo by Silungile I’m just back from working on the final chapter of this international arts and advocacy project, in which HIV+ve participants photograph their lives to combat stigma. I teach photography, and co-edit the work with the participants, alongside Gideon Mendel and Prof. David Gere’s team from the Art and Global Health Centre at […]

  • Darbishire Place, Whitechapel

    Darbishire Place, Whitechapel

    An ongoing commission for Niall McLaughlin Architects: to photograph the flats and residents in this Stirling Prize shortlisted Peabody block. Much architectural photography has an arid and ghostly or post apocalyptic feel. The buildings are presented without people, in creepily perfect weather and light, as though they subsist for and of themselves. We are hard-wired to respond […]

  • Caesarian

    Caesarian

    Seven people go into a room and eight people come out. Anaesthetists don’t just work with unconscious patients. This¬†expectant mother is being guided through a magic trick.¬†Sitting beside her, the anaesthetist asks questions, tells her what is happening, and what she can expect to feel and hear. His team help bridge the gap between her […]