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Faces of Hope: Children of a Changing World
Perhaps best known for her photography of Tibet and its culture in exile, award-winner Alison Wright has traveled the world for more than two decades as a photojournalist. Working for children’s aid organizations such as UNICEF, Save the Children, CARE, and SEVA, she has dedicated herself to telling the stories of children in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. In Faces of Ho ...more
Hardcover, 180 pages
Published August 20th 2003 by New World Library
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This lends itself as a multi-cultural coffee table book. It is mostly photos with text describing the photo. It can be quite informative. I love that the photos sometime show realistic conditions rather than just a zoomed in portrait. After traveling internationally I realized how often reality is filtered from us.
After reading Alison Wright's story of her accident and recovery in Learning to Breathe, I wanted to view her photography. This book is a masterpiece, not only because of the photographs, but because of the background and information she provides about the children and their lives. These photographs are beautiful, inspiring and heart-wrenching. Alsion Wright is a treasure.
Alison Wright, a New York based documentary photographer, has spent a career capturing the universal human spirit through her photographs and writing. For many of her projects Alison travels to the remotest regions of the globe photographing endangered cultures and people while documenting issues concerning the human condition.More about Alison Wright...