The story behind the artwork
Médecins Sans Frontières is a private, international humanitarian organization providing humanitarian aid in the form of medical relief to victims of conflicts and disasters throughout the world. The primary purpose of our humanitarian work is to provide emergency services to the most vulnerable groups in natural disasters, wars, conflicts, epidemics, diseases, famine and poverty. Every year the MSF organization sends doctors, nurses, midwives, administrators and logistics to humanitarian work in projects in around the world.
We have also committed ourselves to report the terrible conditions we encounter through our humanitarian work, and thereby helping to provide information on living conditions in the worlds hotspots.
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters and exclusion from healthcare. MSF offers assistance to people based on need, irrespective of race, religion, gender or political affiliation.
Photojournalist Jacob Carlsen was born 1968 and educated at the Danish School of Journalism in 1999. Has since worked as a photojournalist for Politiken since he graduated and has won several prizes: “World Press Photo”, “Aarets Pressefoto” and POY in “World Understanding Award” with the project “Outcast” (Read more…).