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Hoda Afshar, Refugees and Moving beyond the Demon-Angel Paradigm

I love Hoda Afshar's portraits and  videos from Manus Island (it's Australia's Refugee Devil's Island - you go in but you n...

Tuesday, 3 June 2014

The Cancer Survivor: "At least he's Getting Out."


This work is by Gemma Rogers at the University of Canterbury. It's about her brother Pete and how he dealt with cancer. It uses humour, Facebook and self-portraits and is funny but also very real. Everything here is from Part I. Go here to see Part II.













2 comments:

Pete Rogers said...

I'm not sure I like the word victim!
Survivor sounds much cooler.

colin pantall said...

Survivor it is - not sure it's cool though and it's passive but without the pathos. How about chancer - that rhymes. But I'm sure you can do better that that...