'Curtis Revisited' is based on pictures of Indians by Edward S. Curtis shot in the early 1900s and which are in the public domain.
Luc Novovitch transformed the images by adding elements of modernity which were obviously not available at the time the pictures were taken, thus altering or emphasizing their meaning.
Quotes and personal reflections were added to the images to create an invitation for the viewer to reflect, ask questions, and maybe try a different perspective to look at what happened, at what is still hapening in our society.
A Univesal Word. From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe.
Brewster County, Texas, is the largest county in Texas, larger than the combined area of Delaware and Rhode Island states (6192 square miles, or 16,037 km2). Sheriff Dodson covers this territory with only eight deputies. Daily life ranges from investigating murders to bomb hoax, playing mediator in neighbors dispute to running his own side business: owner of a gun shop.
The gritty daily life of Sheriff Dodson, in a sparsely populated county situated in the north tip of the Chihuahuan Desert, bordering Mexico, is far away visually and in content from the Hollywood renditions.
Death... The only sure thing in life. And the one most of us don't prepare for. This is the first installment of a series presenting how different people react when they are starting the last chapter of their life.
Jim, writer and traveler (traveller) extraordinary originally from Scotland, has been living in the Big Bend of Texas for many years. He is welcoming his sister Jean, who crossed the pond to come visit him in Alpine.