"the more you go to places like Kibera, the more you realise that the people don't understand you. food is their first need. they don't do art just for the love of art. it has to make sense. by making their roofs rainproof, what we did made sense. they loved it" jr
I think these photos are so beautiful, and seeing them in context of the landscape in which they were taken is amazing.....there is such a strong sense of power & purpose in them.....
kenya: women project
work in progress in Rio favela of Providencia
Rio favela of Providencia
on a slightly different note, there was also an article on blogging, listing the first half of 100 best blogs. have to admit that I don't follow (or have even looked at?) any of those listed so far, but i might now be tempted to have a peek at the following......
tmz the ultimate in "snarky" (sarcastic & cheeky) celeb gossip
thelipster the "hobnobs" of hip style blogs - you can't stop munching!
orwelldiaries george orwell's diary entries are reproduced here
chine photos of daily life in china
venicedailyphoto photos of daily life in venice
not many from a list of 50, but more hopeful on next weeks list which covers art, the home, theatre & pop....
enjoy your sunday x