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Evading death, one random step at a time

“To understand life you have to understand death,” he offers. “However, life is the only concept that we can’t explore its opposite. That means you can’t go dead and then come back. So what are we doing with that?”

During his stay in Afghanistan, Morkos led a construction team of 114 people–most of whom were locals–to build various military and civilian facilities. He also spent time traveling and taking thousands of photos to document the country’s poverty and misfortunes.