Ansman Danshuku (29) “Years ago they cut away a tumor as big as a tennis ball from my face, and now there is a hole. I am a teacher. It is hard to stand in the classroom with a face like this.”
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.
Ansman Danshuku (29 ans). « Il y a quelques années, on m’a enlevé du visage une tumeur grosse comme une balle de tennis et depuis, j’ai un trou. Je suis instituteur. Il est difficile de faire cours avec un visage comme le mien. »
Shutter speed: 1/180 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.