A picture speaks a thousand words………..

Please have a look at this incredible photograph. It brought home ot me the extent and the humanity of the disaster in Bangladesh.

The Fat Diaries

follow this link for the article below:http://lightbox.time.com/2013/05/08/a-final-embrace-the-most-haunting-photograph-from-bangladesh/#1

A Final Embrace: The Most Haunting Photograph from Bangladesh

Taslima Akhter

April 25, 2013. Two victims amid the rubble of a garment factory building collapse in Savar, near Dhaka, Bangladesh.

“Many powerful photographs have been made in the aftermath of the devastating collapse of a garment factory on the outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh. But one photo, by Bangladeshi photographer Taslima Akhter, has emerged as the most heart wrenching, capturing an entire country’s grief in a single image.

Shahidul Alam, Bangladeshi photographer, writer and founder of Pathshala, the South Asian Institute of Photography, said of the photo: “This image, while deeply disturbing, is also hauntingly beautiful. An embrace in death, its tenderness rises above the rubble to touch us where we are most vulnerable. By making it personal, it refuses to let go. This is a photograph that will torment us in our dreams. Quietly it…

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5 thoughts on “A picture speaks a thousand words………..

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  2. wow..
    A picture can speak 1,000 words..
    This speaks more..
    Tragic and a real representation of “Life”


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