Silver / 2016 / Book / People

After the war

  • Prize
    Silver in Book (Series Only)/People
  • Photographer
    nguyen vu phuoc

During the Vietnam War, the U.S. military released Agent Orange into Vietnam jungle to defoliate forest land, aiming at destroying place to lurk and operate of Vietnam’s guerrillas. However, its consequences have affected Vietnam seriously. An estimated 4.8 million people are infected by this chemical, hundreds of thousands of them passed away and millions of people, including their descendants, living with sequels of disease due to this toxic chemical.For me, photography can convey good messages to everyone directly and it is like my diary. I have travelled to many places to capture the daily life of all the people around me. In the numberless photos about the Vietnamese people that I took, I am really satisfied with this photo pack. I would like to tell you a story about an energetic girl with difficulties in a disabled body and deprivation material.In a poor village in the north of my country, Vietnam,