Photo Essays: The Misfits: Nimbin: Thw Womb

This man’s 30 year relationship with AIDS has manifested in the creation of a hand carved cave -moist, humid, womblike and scattered with sculptures paying homage to sexuality. A simple daily exercise in catharsis, purpose and creativity, the cave has revealed itself over time to offer a kind of shrine like assurance of immortality – the labored hammering absolving the threat of death and reaffirming the beauty and mysticism of sex.
Thw Womb, 2012

This man’s 30 year relationship with AIDS has manifested in the creation of a hand carved cave -moist, humid, womblike and scattered with sculptures paying homage to sexuality. A simple daily exercise in catharsis, purpose and creativity, the cave has revealed itself over time to offer a kind of shrine like assurance of immortality – the labored hammering absolving the threat of death and reaffirming the beauty and mysticism of sex.