-Jose Romussi -Jose Romussi was born in Chile, where he studied landscape design. -He currently lives & works in Berlin. -Romussi is well know for his silk screen colleges, where he skilfully combines monochrome photographics with bright, vibrant embroidary designs. -He developed his quirky technique after struggling to represent his ideas in paint.
Portraits of new arrivals were used as a marker of a child's progress in the Society. Case studies of some children appeared in the newsletter 'Our Waifs and Strays' describing how they had been transformed from a 'potential street loafer' into a productive member of society. These studies were often illustrated with 'before and after' photographs, contrasting their ragged past with their new-found respectability.
There was something about him that drove the shyness out of you, a kind of understanding that went deeper than words and set up an instantaneous closeness. It was odd; we couldn’t have been more different... ~ Arthur Gordon
Magazine - Experiments in Photography by Lucas Simões