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Silver 2020 Editorial / Photo Essay

Being Born In A Refugee Camp

  • Photographer
    Eduardo Lopez Moreno
  • Agency / Studio
    Social Photographer
  • Prize
    Silver in Editorial / Photo Essay

This project seeks to give voice and presence to people who are often spectral identities who live without dialogue, without answers to their questions, and without a clear future. Their realities are not ephemeral, but only detached from our lives. The refugee camps contain diverse stories that were born in different countries and contexts and intersect in the common areas of these places: markets, primary school and streets; stories that in their plurality create a certain connection, a new sense. The Refugee Camps in the lands of nobody subsist with actions that are untiringly repeated

I like to travel and encounter the world with its streets and its people, but the part that corresponds to my interest, my vision and philosophy of life. My photos are a look at someone’s world, a journey into their space and their life; an attempt to build a story without affection, as part of a social commitment. I present different visual stories that intersect in the streets and in their plurality create a certain connection; a new sense. These images can be regard, a hand, a detail or a full scene; a fixed temporality that captures movement. A piece of something that states a vaster spac