Monthly Archives: May 2014

“Turning Devastation into Dreams: Haitian Artists Post Earthquake”

For many Haitian artists after the 2010 earthquake, their work has become survival—both as a means to heal and to provide. From painters working in the rubble of ruined buildings to textile and papier mâché artists incorporating found and recycled objects in their pieces, their art tells the story of determination, legacy, and dreams of…
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Mothers Working Together for a Better Life

Imagine a life unlike your own. Imagine being married at a young age to a much-older man, only to find yourself soon after pregnant, widowed, and alone. Who would you turn to? Where would you go? After Meeri Tuya’s husband died and her family turned her away, she walked pregnant through the African bush for…
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