Faustine Dufka’s senior research project, “The Memory You are Left With,” looks at the role of remembrance photography in the process of mourning perinatal, neonatal, and infant death. The research is based on 18 months of volunteer work with the Seattle-based organization Soulumination, which provides free photographic services to families with children under 18 facing life-threatening illnesses. She became interested in this topic after taking a class with Professor Emeritus James Green called “The Comparative Study of Death.”For full story about Faustine’s research click here
1. Faustine, wearing a Soulumination T-shirt, volunteering for the day with Soulumination at Camp Agape, a weeklong camp for children with cancer and their families.
2. Faustine (in purple) at a Soulumination work party. This particular work party was organized to make photo albums, which are done entirely by hand, for the families.