Stories from the Field
Images and words from recent expeditions
“The sky is a somber grey, rain falling in sporadic sheets. The coast of Africa lies off our starboard side, remaining at a perfect distance so as to evoke a strong curiosity as to what lies beyond the second mist-shrouded hill” -JOSH LIBERMAN
Why the Tree Falls
THOUGHTS ON SUPPORT
Exploring the Streets of Myanmar Pt. I
"ON THE VERY TOP SITS A 72-KARAT DIAMON. A STRATEGICALLY-PLACED SPOTLIGHT SERVES TO ILLUMINATE IT, BUT NOT IN THE TRADITIONAL SENSE. JOHN BROUGHT US TO A SECRET LOCATION, THE FLOOR BEARING A FEW FAINT MARKS OF PAINT."
A Burmese Fishing Story
"THE ENGINE OF THE LARGER BOAT AWAKENED, EMITTING A DEAFENING SOUND REMINISCENT TO THE BEATING OF A HELICOPTER, A THOUSAND WHIPS SPLITTING THE QUIET DUSK AIR EVERY SECOND."
Exploring the Streets of Myanmar Pt. II
"SUCH MYSTERIES I EAGERLY WANTED TO ANSWER, AND AS LUCK WOULD HAVE IT, ON MY THIRD NIGHT, MILES OUT TO SEA, WHILE CLINGING TO A HEAVING BOAT WITH NO RAILINGS, THE SECRETS OF NGAPALI WOULD REVEAL THEMSELVES."
"We go today to learn, to attempt to reconnect man to the place where he was born. The umbilical has long been broken, however this doesn’t change the fact that what is within us came from the sea."