“Sometimes the Absence of Something is the Essence of It.”


With a careful blend of artistic vision and transparency, Frontline World’s POSITHIV+: AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa slideshow features the work and voice of photographer Pep Bonet. The images are subtle, striking, and together with Bonet’s narration create a thoughtful perspective of the situation. On shooting a series of people without showing their faces, Bonet explains,

“Sometimes the absence of something is the essence of it.”