BriefCASE is a selection of limited editioned photographs by CASE photographers. Chosen images are only available for purchase through CASE in the size designated, with 50% of the proceeds donated to an organization chosen by the artist, 25% going back to the photographer, and 25% going to CASE for production and operational expenses.
Born Refugee: Unnamed, 18 day old, born in Balukhali Rohingya refugee camp, Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, 2017
12 3/4 x 9 1/2"pigment print
Ed. of 10 + 5APs
In 2017, Turjoy Chowdhury [b.1992, Khulna, Bangladesh] was walking through one the largest refugee camps in the world and heard a baby crying. Inside a tent, a Rohingya women unfolded a red blanket revealing a newborn child, conceived at home and delivered in a shack in a refugee camp in Bangladesh. Rohingya babies are born refugees. The future of these babies are unknown, and considered stateless under Bangladesh’s Citizenship Law.
Proceeds donated to Save the Children.. Save the Children was established in the United Kingdom in 1919 in order to improve the lives of children through better education, health care, and economic opportunities, and providing emergency aid in natural disasters, war, and other conflicts.