How do you establish a deep connection with a subject in a short amount of time? Jonathan Torgovnik heads to Arles in July to share insights on creating intimate and telling portraits of subjects in their environment. More info on the workshop here.
Caption: Annasalie Mukabayizera, who is HIV positive, and her son Prince Rwangabo. During the 1994 genocide, Rwandan women were subjected to massive sexual violence, perpetrated by members of the infamous Hutu militia groups known as the Interahamwe. Among the survivors, those who are most isolated are the women who have borne children as a result of being raped. Their families have rejected both them and their children, compounding their already unimaginable emotional distress. An estimated 20,000 children were conceived during the genocide in Rwanda, and many of their mothers contracted HIV during the same encounters that left them pregnant. (Photo by Jonathan Torgovnik/Reportage by Getty Images)