"In all his trials he felt encouraged and sometimes even upheld by a secret force within. The soul helps the body, and at certain moments raises it. It is the only bird that sustains its cage."
- Victor Hugo
This boy walking his sibling in a pram donated by some charitable soul, lives under appalling conditions in a nearby slum. I asked him if he'd like his picture taken and he posed for me, fascinated by my camera. On being asked if he went to school he said he had no time to do that as he worked the whole day at a cycle repair shop. And what did he want to be when he grew up? He smiled shyly, then pointed at me.
A system that fails to provide the population with basics, a system that denies children the joy of childhood, a system that fails to deliver justice and equal opportunity, a system that serves only the few who serve it or run it....such a system is a crime against humanity and must be condemned!
A film maker from India who has recently rediscovered his passion for photography.