I won’t lie; when I first reached out to Sebastian Rich I was nervous. An acclaimed photographer whose work I had admired from afar, he was seasoned and accomplished, with a stellar resume. When he agreed to collaborate with me on my project, The Catalyst, I was overjoyed, but I still had no idea what to expect.
How does a sixteen-year-old American potential literary genius of a woman and a grizzled sixty year old, burnt out British war photographer with absolutely no education at all come to collaborate on a project that I hope will warm your heart? Read more
What would you do if one day you woke up and couldn’t give someone directions to where you live? How would you feel if suddenly the government didn’t even acknowledge you existed?
For the thousands of people that live in the barrios slum, commonly referred to as La Matanza, this is not a hypothetical, it’s a reality.
Solidad, age 21
How to Divide Yourself into Two Sicknesses
I always wanted to be a teacher, a kindergarden teacher, actually I was studying to be a social assistant but I had an accident and dropped my studies.
I like studying; maybe I would be a math teacher. Read more
For too many years, well for all my working life, I have been scrambling around the world’s war zones and pitiful refugee camps looking for, and getting dreadful images depicting desperation, horror, and hopelessness.
And I do it very well indeed. This what I do. This is what I unfortunately specialise in – war!