there. Water pumped up from the groundwater aquifer in this area is heavily contaminated with toxic chemicals and the girls are on an early morning run to collect water for their family. Toxic material remains, and 30 years later, many of those who were exposed to the gas have given birth to physically and mentally disabled children. The father had covered the tiny body but then, unable to bear parting from her, brushed the earth away for one last look. Lucie Foundation: International Photography Awards 1st Place, Deeper Perspective Award for his series Yemen In Crisis.
Jennifer Wells and Spencer Wynn went to Bhopal, India, to document life three decades after poison gas from the Union Carbide plant killed thousands. Two girls standing outside of inserting dialogue in an essay the abandoned Union Carbide factory in Bhopal. Thirty years after the Bhopal disaster, life goes on for the survivors in the communities affected by the gas leak. The pesticide plant was surrounded by shanty towns, leading to more than 600,000 people being exposed to the deadly gas cloud that night. As the sun rose on streets full of corpses, Raghu found himself in a graveyard where a man was burying his young daughter. The exhibition receives extensive press coverage and we trust that those exposed to Giles great work will take further interest in a subject he has studied with real depth. Below are four photo essays. The pictures will also be published in the International Photography Awards annual book. Ragu Rhai, 2018 Honouree for, achievement in Photojournalism, giles Clarke was previously winner of the.