Life as a Refugee Through Children’s Eyes

Brendan Bannon, a photojournalist from Buffalo, N.Y., traveled to the Zaatari refugee camp situated north of Jordan to teach of all things, photography. Through a grant issued by the UN, Bannon spent four months from fall 2014 to spring 2015 teaching courses on photography. His students ranged from age 10 to 20 but they all brought a unique view of the life of a refugee today. Gannon may have possibly learned more than he taught as he met and conversed with the youth population in the Zaatari camp. They were aged beyond their years, carrying with them the memories and sometimes the emblems of past lives. Read the full piece and examine the other photos from his students by following the link below!

Check out the full article here: http://resourcemagonline.com/2016/12/children-photograph-life-in-refugee-camps/72703/

Synopsis provided by Journey’s End newletter, December 18, 2016

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