woman with bandaged right hand holding a pitcher in her right hand; she is standing under an awning

© Gilles Peress%2FMagnum Photos

Rwanda, 1994

expand_more
Not on Viewexpand_more

During times of natural disasters, plague, and war reliable sources of water can become contaminated by runoff containing bacteria or human and animal feces resulting in deadly typhoid and cholera which spread quickly. Here, a wounded woman collects raindrops while trying to survive the genocide in Rwanda in 1994.

Details
Title
Rwanda
Artist Life
born 1946
Role
Photographer
Accession Number
95.46.10
Curator Approved

This record has been reviewed by our curatorial staff but may be incomplete. These records are frequently revised and enhanced. If you notice a mistake or have additional information about this object, please email collectionsdata@artsmia.org.

Does something look wrong with this image? Let us know

In consideration of the health and safety of visitors, volunteers, and staff, Mia is temporarily closed to the public. Learn more here.

woman with bandaged right hand holding a pitcher in her right hand; she is standing under an awning

© Gilles Peress/Magnum Photos

Because of © restrictions, we can only show you a small image of this artwork.