"Laboni" is a visual tale about the life of a young woman who’s life was buried faster than her dreams. My project aimed to portray parts of the Ready-made Garment (RMG) industry in Bangladesh in a different light. My starting point was a random encounter with Laboni’s family at the Rana Plaza site earlier this year. I became intrigued by Laboni, because the pictures of victims the entire world had seen did not match the feeling of seeing a family mourn about the loss of their beloved one. Laboni’s life must have been more than just a tragic death and I wanted to unravel that history.
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