I’m certain that this art project fulfills the Hippocratic
Oath–“First, Do No Harm…” After that, I am struck by these two
“Three months after the first image went up, that has not happened.
Crime in the neighborhood has also not declined. Residents say there
is still a shooting once a week on average.”
In Juarez, the killings are still running about 3 per day…one per
week would be a real victory.
“Like hope itself, however, the photos have proved hard to hold onto.
Of the 35 that were originally hung up, only about 10 have survived.
The rest have been destroyed by storms or stolen by neighbors who used
the vinyl they are printed on as roofs for their homes. Basic needs
like shelter, it seems, still trump conversation.”
needs no comment. molly