"On stage I have to make love to 25,000 different people, then I go home alone."
- Janis Joplin (1943-1970)
"I had three chairs in my house; one for solitude, two for friendship, three for society."
- Henry David Thoreau
"we have only scratched the surface".It was a long time ago and yet it sounds so contemporary today.
"I hope I die with the best fucking news pic of all time on my neg. - it wouldn't be worth it otherwise..."The passage was taken from Ken Oosterbroek's diary dated May 20th, 1988. He was a South African photojournalist who was killed on a clash during the last days of the apartheid era. He was a member of the so-called Bang-Bang Club.
"I have got to a point where the pain of life overrides the joy to the point that joy does not exist... I am haunted by the vivid memories of killings and corpses and anger and pain... and I am haunted by the loss of my friend Ken"Kevin said this after the death of his colleague and best friend Ken Oosterbroek. A death that deeply affected Kevin and the other two. So deep and also mixed with the other problems he had, Kevin took his own life soon after he received his Pulitzer prize.