In 1966, Swiss painter Ernst Aebi moved to the U.S. and began making money off his Bosch-on-acid nightmare drawings, then made a great deal more buying and refurbishing Soho lofts. When life got too comfortable, he began traveling, eventually ending up in Araouane, a small village in Mali's Sahara desert. What began as a brief visit ended up as a three-year sojourn, with Aebi bringing in solar panels for water pumps, planting vegetation, and generally attempting to make the impoverished citizens... More >>>