25 Jun 2017

Photo-journalist Paula Bronstein and the forgotten war

From Standing Room Only, 1:35 pm on 25 June 2017

Her photograph of a grieving Afghan woman gently holding a toddler who could be sleeping or might be dead, has won American photojournalist Paula Bronstein her latest international award. "The Silent Victims of a Forgotten War" took out the Singles Daily Life category in the World Press Photo Exhibition, which is about to open in Auckland.  Lynn Freeman asked Paula Bronstein - who spends much of her life in war zones - for the story behind the striking image.  The photograph was taken for Getty Images, and the World Press Photo Exhibition opens on the 1st of July at Smith and Caughey's in Auckland.

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