Kenyan artist, Cyrus Kabiru's wearable art is part of this year's focus at The Armory Show: African Perspectives which highlights contemporary artistic viewpoints from Africa. To learn more about Cyrus Kabiru's work. www.smacgallery.com
More than a billion people around the world need eyeglasses but don’t have them, researchers say, an affliction long overlooked on lists of public health priorities. Some estimates put that figure closer to 2.5 billion people.
Then there are the tens of millions of children across the world whose families cannot afford an eye exam or the prescription eyeglasses that would help them excel in school.