Pictures Talk, a Canadian Red Cross exhibition featuring a collection of photos taken by child survivors of the 2004 Boxing Day tsunami, offers a rare glimpse of post-tsunami recovery through a child's eyes.
In 2008, the Canadian Red Cross provided young Indonesians, aged eight -16 years old, with disposable cameras and an invitation to photograph what represented their world today. The result is Pictures Talk, a story of hope and renewal nearly five years after the tsunami.
The exhibit is a collection of 25 striking photographs selected from more than 1,000 photos taken by 41 Indonesian children.
By providing a glimpse into the lives of these children today, the exhibit offers a unique perspective on how life returns for young survivors in disaster-affected communities. So many Canadians generously donated to the Red Cross's tsunami relief efforts; Pictures Talk gives our community the opportunity to see up close the positive effect our support of tsunami survivors has had.
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