“WITH EYES CLOSED”

Have you ever also found yourself observing fascinated at other people sleeping in public in front of you? Or have you ever awoken from a quick nap yourself in the subway, train or plane, or at the beach or park, and wondered if anyone could have been looking at you? One of the few things in life that makes us all equal is our need and appreciation for the act of sleeping. When we fall asleep in public surrounded by strangers, we enter in a particularly interesting and vulnerable space, that makes for a fascinating observation.

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“LEFT OUTSIDE”

When a little dog is born, life is nothing but sweet — hooked on the mother suckling all day, surrounded by its siblings, which provide warmth and a sense of safety. Eventually, sooner or later, a somehow traumatic separation with its mom and the litter will happen — and each little pup will end up […]

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“THE MAN WHO WOULD NOT FADE”:

New York visual artist and teacher Frank H Jump is the true definition of a survivor. In the week he turns 54 years old, this former ACT UP founding member reminisces about 30 years of surviving with HIV, cancer and the emotional losses of friends during the AIDS crisis. The fear of disappearing pushed his life towards art and education, with his documentary photo project “The Fading Ad Campaign” standing as a metaphor of survival, identity and life expectancy, and his inspiring work as a school teacher.

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