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.
Personnes soignées à bord du navire-hôpital l’Africa Mercy, amarré à Conakry, en Guinée.
Shutter speed: 1/250 sec
Focal Length: 80 mm
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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.