19 February 2008

invited guest: Alberto Lizaralde

























Alberto Lizaralde is 29 years old and from Madrid (Spain). The pictures shown here on the F Blog are all (except the first one) from a project called 24 Hours With Rakesh. It is a work in progress that you can follow on Alberto´s blog. '24 Hours With Rakesh' is the story of a normal day in the life of one children of New Light, a Non Govermental Organisation (NGO) in Kolkata (India). Alberto followed the boy all the day: when he was sleeping, eating, learning at school, playing...

New Light is a day care center and 24 hours shelter in the red light area of Kalighat in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata. There are some 102 children of sex workers enrolled in this center, they are provided with free fooding, education and there are some 25 of these children who permanently reside in this shelter.
The mission of New Light is to promote gender equality through education and life-skill training, thereby reduce harm caused by violence and abuse to women and young children.
/invited by ulf fågelhammar

10 comments:

Walter Neiger said...

brilliant work !

beatiz said...

photojournalism at its best! great portfolio.

cafe selavy said...

Oh,God, these are great. I have only looked at them once, but I'll be back to study them. Wow.

jeanne said...

I am so happy to see this work here!

Anonymous said...

Here you can visit the New Light web page: http://www.newlightindia.org/

Anonymous said...

Dear Al, Muchos Gracias, Amigo.

It was an amazing experience to work with you back herein the shady lanes of Kalighat around New Light.

You are not only a great lensman but also a fantastic human being.

Good wishes from all of us at New Light.

Arnab Basu

Anonymous said...

Sad...sad....!!!!

Tatiana

Lesley said...

Breathtaking images and insight.
Thank you for showing us your work

Jacek Gasiorowski said...

internal world

marcin said...

special kind of watching the world and transmitting this to photography, excellent work