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“I decided to move away from direct confrontation and to start examining the transformative processes in South African society. I looked at developments in housing, the health system, the delivery of services to various communities, and how they were changing people’s lives. I also began to travel outside the country. It was quite a challenge to transform myself from being a news photographer—when something explodes in your face, and you have to be quick enough to record it—to recording the slower, more human processes in the country.”

Acem Atem Kiel, who had lost two of her children during an attack on her village the previous week, in an aid centre in Wunrok, South Sudan, 1996.
An inmate in a mental hospital in Freetown, Sierra Leone, May 2002.
Immaculé Mukarugambwa (left) and Donnata Uzamukumda, members of a rural agricultural project aimed at creating reconciliation between the Hutu and Tutsi communities after the Rwandan genocide in 1994. Immaculé’s husband had been killed, and Donnata’s husband had been jailed on charges of participating in the genocide. Immaculé had been raped during the genocide, and died of AIDS in 2005.
Barcelona Football Club shirt worn by a soldier of the Lord’s Resistance Army, UN safe zone, South Sudan/DRC border, November 2006.
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