MY MAYA EXHIBIT RECEPTION AT USC

I am happy to announce that the invitations for the reception of my Maya exhibit at the University of Southern California are out.  The exhibit features my photography taken of Maya women in the highlands of Chiapas, Mexico, and my collection of textiles from that region.  Most importantly, the exhibit features the interviews I made, …

PROGRESS TOWARDS ENDING FGM IN SAMBURU, KENYA (Female Genital Mutilation)

I just returned from Kenya, Africa. While there, I visited several Maasai villages to photograph and interview the women.   One of the villages that I visited in Samburu has an active project to educate young girls in the health issues of the practice of female genital mutilation, which has been a cultural practice for many …

WOMEN’S RIGHTS IN CUBA

I just returned from a photographic trip to Cuba. It is very evident that rebuilding of structures in Havana is taking place. I observed a great deal of reconstruction. Having said that, Havana has a long way to go to upgrade it’s infrastructure. Many decades have passed since the buildings have been attended to. I had …