Reportage about the Drug war in Philippines.
Reportage about the Brick factories outside Katmandu valley , Nepal.
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Lecture Syria: The War Within and the refugees.
I will talk about my two latest books, human aspect of war and portraying war in pictures…
Thursday 16 feb 2017 18:00 – 20:00 Landskrona museum
Reportage about The drug war in the Philippine.
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“The black and white pictures take us to the run-down camps where waiting and boredom prevails. Children and adults seated and located in the scantily furnished room. Time passes slowly while waiting for news from home or on what will happen in the new country. They do what you need and nothing else. Clothes should be washed and food to be cooked. The pictures are still compositions exude silence in a way that loudly contrasts with the war existence, the people have fled…“
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“Describing Syria as hell on earth is not at all far-fetched…It’s a nasty place, and death will constantly breathing down your neck”
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Happy to announce that my work about the conflict in Ukraine has been awarded working grant from the Helge Axelsson foundation.
”The lack of clean water had been a concern for years, and in the rapidly growing city of Kathmandu the World Health Organization (WHO) estimated that 60 tons of domestic waste water from toilets, sinks and washing water were dumped in rivers. From there the unsanitary water flowed down the rivers to small communities whose only source of water came from the river. Some charities were trying to solve the problem by drilling wells. But still to date 37% of Nepal’s population does not have access to sanitation and two-thirds of it still lives without toilets…”
I am happy to announce that my work about Brick Factories in Nepal has been awarded two years working grant from the Swedish Author Fund.
“After the earthquake in Nepal, the demand for bricks increased magnificently and around the Kathmandu Valley several hundreds of factories are producing bricks. These plants have for years received massive criticism from the media, NGOs and authorities – something that has not been unwarranted: child labour is the rule rather than the exception, and the black smoke coming out of chimneys contributes to the bad air in Kathmandu. But despite all the criticism and the government plans to ban the plants’ presence inside the valley, this controversial industry blooms after the earthquake and among the thousands of workers and their families settled around the factories there is great majority of children…”