the bone collector
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to the Portuguese word for a rough or imperfect
pearl, barocco. Baroque pearls are defined by their
unique shapes, and Yuzawa marvels at the “weird
and distorted” lines, and “impossible to imagine”
forms that “spring spontaneously from nature.”
A self-taught photographer who has been work-
ing for nearly 20 years, Yuzawa is creating a tablet
edition of Borocco that will translate the texts into
several languages and increase the audience for the
book. He is also working to place his prints in mu-
seum collections in Japan and internationally.
© jacob auE Sobol/MagnuM PhotoS
FUND AND AWARENESS RAISING
A LASTING TRIBUTE
GRATEFUL FOR THE CARE PROVIDED BY A HOSPICE CENTER FOR HIS
CANCER-STRICKEN SISTER, PHOTOGRAPHER JAMES WHITLOW DELANO
GATHERED IMAGES FROM 118 PHOTOGRAPHERS IN A BOOK TO HONOR
HIS SISTER’S MEMORY AND RAISE AWARENESS OF PALLIATIVE CARE.
BY CONOR RISCH
© Eiji Yuzawa
IN 2007, Jeanne Louise Delano was diagnosed
with incurable cancer. During the final months of
her life, San Diego Hospice and The Institute for
Palliative Medicine helped her live almost pain
Top: The skull of a Schlegel’s black rockfish.
Above: The skull of a Japanese cormorant.
Brother and sister Roberto and Elisabeth, who live in the
Ixiles area of Guatemala, photographed by Jacob Aue Sobol.
Roberto is three years old, the youngest child in the family.
Soon he will join the rest of the family in daily work.
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free in the company of her family and friends. Her
brother, photographer James Whitlow Delano,
was so grateful, that he began thinking of ways
to show his appreciation for the care the hospice
After his sister passed away, Delano set
out to create a photo book project that would
help raise money and awareness for palliative