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Carta de Roma - "The Power of Faces", telling refugees with photography

Updated: Jan 28, 2019

August 22, 2017



With their photographic project Daniel Farber Huang and Theresa Menders left from the island of Chios to portray refugees telling their individuality

Through the photographic project The Power of Faces: Looking at the Global Refugee Crisis(Strength of Faces: Watching Global Crisis of Refugees) Daniel Farber and Theresa Huang Menders have carried family photos, posing. Facing the goal were the refugees on the Greek island, "we came back here to document their stories" recount Daniel Farber Huang and Theresa Menders in the presentation of the project.


There were 1,500 printed photographs for refugees met in Chios : "Having a picture of your family or friends to take with you can be a great comfort in a difficult time. We have voluntarily cut out the refugee camp context and focused on individuals, not on their 'refugee' label, "reiterate Farber Huang and Menders.

The goal of the photographic project is clear: to portray people in their dignity and individuality, a story that is only of itself. Starting again from a photograph to start putting together your memories.


To watch the photo report The Power of Faces: Looking at the Global Refugee Crisis click here


Article link: https://www.cartadiroma.org/news/refugee-forza-fotografia/


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