On the African continent, people have all different kinds of skin colors, some of which can make life easier, some of which harder.
One type of skin stands out Photo ebony than others: Depending on the angle of the light, they may even appear to be red.
People with such a physical appearance are stared at, laughed at, ostracized and bullied. The scientific term for this inherited condition that affects the production of melanin is albinism.
It causes a lack of dark skin pigments in the skin, hair and in the iris of the eye. People affected by albinism are often visually impaired Photo ebony need special protection against the sun.
As a result, they often develop skin cancer. And they suffer from social stigmatization. It is, Photo ebony, almost a miracle to see the level of courage, confidence and success that albinos display in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, to overcome their role as outsiders. Belgian photographer Patricia Willocq, born and raised in Kinshasa, has been able to admire and document this extraordinary and exemplary development over the last few Photo ebony.
After completing her Master's degree in Translation she travelled the world Photo ebony lived in many places e. Her interest in photography began to develop after having her photos published in the magazine Geografca Chile in Since then she has developed her skills in stock photography. She was a Getty contributor for more than four years and she is part of Corbis Images agency since September Her photos have been published in magazines around Photo ebony world.
She published her first photo report about albinism in the Congo in September and won an Photo ebony Mention of Unicef Photo of the Year Award Photo ebony June - September Freelance photographer in Turkey — Dive Master, Tailand — Account Manager, Aeroconsult, Chile — Guideress coordinator, Lufthansa, Dublin. Ebony B.
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