Tuesday, 19 May 2009

James Nachtwey

Afghanistan, 1996 - Mourning a brother killed by a Taliban rocket.

Romania, 1990 - An orphanage for " incurables".

Bosnia, 1993 - Mourning a soldier killed in the civil war.

Sudan, 1993 - Famine victim in a feeding center.

Somalia, 1992 - Child starved by famine, a man-made weapon of mass

Somalia, 1992 - Famine victim sewn into burial shroud.

East Germany, 1990 - Pollution from a coke factory.

Rwanda, 1994 - Survivor of Hutu death camp.

India, 1993 - Untouchables working in a brick factory.

Chechnya, 1996 - Chechen rebel fighting along the front line against the
Russian army.

West Bank, 2002 - Mourning the dead in Jenin refugee camp.

Indonesia, 1998 - A homeless child slept off a drug high on the streets
of Jakarta.

New York, 2001 - Searching for survivors (9/11)

"In 1976 he started work as a newspaper photographer in New Mexico, and in 1980, he moved to New York to begin a career as a freelance magazine photographer. His first foreign assignment was to cover civil strife in Northern Ireland in 1981 during the IRA hunger strike. Since then, Nachtwey has devoted himself to documenting wars, conflicts and critical social issues. He has worked on extensive photographic essays in El Salvador, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Lebanon, the West Bank and Gaza, Israel, Indonesia, Thailand, India, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, the Philippines, South Korea, Somalia, Sudan, Rwanda, South Africa, Russia, Bosnia, Chechnya, Kosovo, Romania, Brazil and the United States."

"It is the individual who is not interested in his fellow men who has the greatest difficulties in life and provides the greatest injury to others"~Alfred Adler

We are blessed so that we can bless others. What can you do to help people today?

Source: James Nachtwey

1 comment:

Supercolor IBz said...

Its amazing the amount of punishment the human body can take