Entry Title: "People of Port Elizabeth"
Name: Tim Hans , United States
Category and Expertise: Portrait, Professional
Entry Description: This work is a result of the last six years of traveling to the community of Zwide in Port Elizabeth. The project is inspired by the South African philosophy of Ubuntu, the essence of being human. Simply put, a person is a person through other people. I am because you are. Humanity is a quality we owe to each other. We bring each other into being and need to preserve this otherness creation. This humanity is not exclusive to the individual. These photographs are intersubjective creations in which the other becomes a mirror for my subjectivity.