New Internationalist

The TAFOS project

July 2002

The TAFOS project organized a network of grassroots photographers in Peru. Farmers, miners, members of ethnic communities, a diverse group whose view of the world is rarely recorded by photographs, produced an extraordinary collection of powerful images through TAFOS cameras, largely though not exclusively from Peru. Top: ‘Campesino and radio’ by Melquiades Ramos.

Centre left: ‘Campesina from Yanaoca signing the Activities Book of her community’ by Juan de Dios Choquepuma.

Centre right: ‘Police putting down a “March for Life” by feminist organizations in Lima’ by Rosa Villafuerte.

Bottom left: ‘Preparing for confirmation, Mexico’ by Pilar Gonzales.

Bottom right: ‘A project for street kids in Lima’ by Annie Bungeroth.

Courtesy Panos Pictures, pics@panos.co.uk

Front cover of New Internationalist magazine, issue 347 This column was published in the July 2002 issue of New Internationalist. To read more, buy this issue or subscribe.

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