/ 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

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,