People of Mercy

12 October 2012

Mamadou Saliou Barry (20)

 

Menschen, die auf dem Hospitalschiff Africa Mercy, in Conakry, Guinea, behandelt werden.

Conakry, Guinea

Mamadou Saliou Barry (20)
“Five years ago a gate fell on my head, then I started to have problems with my right leg, and it was difficult to walk. Later it turned out that my problem wasn’t a head injury, but neurofibromatosis, a severe skin disease.”

 

People receiving treatment on Africa Mercy, a hospital ship docked at Conakry, Guinea.

Mamadou Saliou Barry (20)

 

Personas que reciben tratamiento a bordo del Africa Mercy, un buque hospital atracado en Conakry, Guinea.

Mamadou Saliou Barry (20)

 

Personnes soignées à bord du navire-hôpital l’Africa Mercy, amarré à Conakry, en Guinée.

Mamadou Saliou Barry (20)

 

Persone curate a bordo dell’Africa Mercy, una nave ospedale ormeggiata a Conakry, Guinea.

Mamadou Saliou Barry (20)

 

Mensen die behandeld worden op het ziekenhuisschip Africa Mercy, dat ligt aangemeerd in Conakry, Guinee.

Mamadou Saliou Barry (20)

 

Pessoas que recebem tratamento no Africa Mercy, um navio- hospital atracado em Conacri, Guiné.

Location

Conakry, Guinea

Technical information

Shutter speed: 1/250 sec
ISO: 400
F-Stop: 4
Focal Length: 80 mm
Camera: Hasselblad H4D-40

Stephan Vanfleteren
Nationality:
Belgium
About:
Stephan Vanfleteren lives and works in his native Belgium. After his photography studies he started to work as a freelancer in 1993. His black-and-white documentary photography covers the disappearance of small, anarchic worlds and the phenomena of everyday life in Belgium, as well as events from conflict zones and portrayals of everyday life around the world.  After working for the daily edition of De Morgen newspaper in the past, Vanfleteren now contributes to its weekend supplements.
Commissioner:
Panos for Mercy Ships / De Standaard

Photographer multimedia