In 2004, I arrived in Paris as an intern at the VII Photo Agency. After spending the previous eight months at the Danish School of Journalism, I had my mind set on becoming a photojournalist, and the possibility of documenting the harsh realities facing humanity around the world. While at VII I spent many hours each day looking at images, many of which were taken in war zones from Kosovo to Rwanda. Over the course of one year, I began questioning whether or not documenting the world’s misery with photography really made a difference. In my spare time, I decided...
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