LOUIS – MY AREA, JOHANNESBURG BIENNALE 1995

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Louis, at the time was nine years old, he has Spinal Muscular Atrophy. A debilitating disease which causes progressive degeneration of the muscles.

6 photographs and 6 captions;

• Louis lives with his mother and sister at their home in Johannesburg, South Africa.

• Louis’ sister stands and models her new underclothes while he is confined to his wheelchair.

• Children with a variety of disabilaties play together at Hope School.

• Louis is nine years old, he has Spinal Muscular Atrophy.

• Louis looks on as a friend jumps off a wall at Hope School in Johannesburg, South Africa.

• A disabled child walks with the aid of crutches down the passages of Hope School a school for the disabled.

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