Alvaro Ybarra Zavala took a socially related issue as his starting point, that of the marginalization of mentally and physically disabled people in India. The Kuderu center, in the central Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, is one of the few facilities in the country offering specialist care. At Kudera, people’s disabilities are not seen as barriers to leading a life of fulfillment and dignity.


Andhra Pradesh, India

Alvaro Ybarra Zavala
Alvaro Ybarra Zavala, Spain, is an independent photographer represented by Reportage by Getty Images. He has worked all over the world, from the Middle East and Africa to South America, Asia and the Balkans, mainly covering war zones but also focusing on other current affairs such as Aids and poverty. His work has appeared in Time magazine, Le Monde and Vanity Fair, amongst many others. Alvaro has already published four books and his work has been exhibited at Visa pour l'Image, and in Spain, China, the UK and the USA.

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