Cutters II

Cutters II

A couple of more “cards” from the tarot sequence. The first incorporates some imagery of carnival, juxtaposing the festive aspects with the back-breaking work of sugar cane cutting. In the second I superimposed the workers and cane on stars in the dark sky. To me … Continue reading

Cutters

Cutters

Manual sugarcane cutting has been the norm in the Dominican Republic since Christopher Columbus introduced it to the island. It is a brutal job that has historically been done by Haitian migrants. A couple of months ago I was looking through … Continue reading