The Bang Bang Club

Kevin Carter, Greg Marinovich, Ken Oosterbroek, João Silva, four men who met an incredible, yet tragic destiny. This group of photographers became famous for their presence in South African townships in the end of the apartheid transition, hit by instability and violence.

The club moved to several other war zones, but lost members along the way. In 1994, Oosterbroek died, and Marinovich was severely injured. That same year, Kevin Carter committed suicide, after being internationally blamed for his photograph of a starving child and a vulture, in a refugee camp in Sudan. Silva, stepped on a landmine recently while reporting the Afghan war. He and Marinovich are the survivors of this story of great men, who through their talent, showed the world what it could not see.


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