Hundreds of Egyptian citizens lost their eye sight during the events of the Egyptian revolution that began 25th of January 2011 and continued 18 months until the first president was elected. In an attempt to abort the rallies and frighten away demonstrators, security forces shot at their eyes, killing some, wounding many.
This work follows the survivors of these attacks whose lives have changed drastically. Some have lost friends, others are ashamed to go outside, others rely on family for support. A computer center serves as a social center for some, offering retraining and a new way to learn technology.
The work combines portraiture, daily life photography and interviews and stands as evidence of their sacrifice.
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