When MSF invited her to Haiti to photograph women who had received counseling in their clinic for months before she arrived, she found subjects for whom the experience was less raw. Each woman decided how she preferred to be photographed, each expressing her own identity as a woman, not a rape victim.Kurzen’s subjects hoped that by being part of the project to raise awareness of the clinic, other women could get the same help they did.“I knew I wanted to focus on the absolute resilience of these women—on them being not victims, but survivors,” Kurzen says.She abandoned everything, including her children, and has reportedly tried twice to commit suicide.
In his Sudden Infant guise, Lanz creates a unique blend of physical sound poetry and epileptic noise bursts, using contact microphones, loops, tapes etc.
I thought he was joking at first, but I soon released he was the one.’ Though Taylor managed to fit into her dress, Magnusson was so big he had to have a suit specially tailored for Sunday’s church ceremony.
The pair are looking forward to their first child, due in June.
Meanwhile, desperation for food and water caused the rise of what one women’s organization called “survival sex”—women and girls having to sell their bodies for food.
Years after the earthquake, Human Rights Watch estimates that 61,000 displaced people still live in the camps.