Men at Work

Nakisanze Segawa, GPJ Uganda
Saana Gateja shows his artwork, made from recycled paper beads and cloth, at his workshop in Lubowa, a suburb of Kampala, Uganda. Gateja tells stories with his art and aims to teach Uganda’s history and traditions through visual arts and crafts.

Oxane Sylvestre, GPJ Haiti

Walgens Celus, 29, uses a razor blade on his paintings in Pétion-Ville, a suburb of Port-au-Prince, Haiti’s capital. Celus studied painting for 16 years. He has practiced his own street-art style, which involves blending colors with a razor blade.

Brenda Leticia Saloj Chiyal, GPJ Guatemala

For at least five hours a day, Ortencio de Villa weaves women’s clothes in a variety of popular local styles in San Juan Cotzal, in Quiché department, Guatemala. De Villa provides for his family, despite the social stigma and “machista,” or macho, ideology that keep many men from doing this type of work.

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