Sight Unseen: Tim Hetherington’s Portraits of the Blind

Blind of Sierra Leone

Tim Hetherington, “Untitled,” 1999-2003. Gelatin Silver Print. © Tim Hetherington, Courtesy Yossi Milo Gallery, New York

Children come to a clinic to have their eyes tested.
Many people developed eye problems during the cicl war in Sierra Leone because access to healthcare became too difficult. During a ceasefire in 1999, Bo hospital opened up a clinic to treat those who were suffering from such conditions.
October 1999.

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