Blog Action Day 2008 | Capturing Jordan's Poverty In Photos


Photos By: Faridon Abida

7iber – Today, thousands of bloggers around the world are joining a global conversation under the banner of Blog Action Day. Started in 2007 with a bold attempt to tackle the environment, this year’s issue centers on poverty, in every corner of the world. Jordanian artist, Faridon Abida joins the conversation with a series of black and white photos that reflect the Kingdom’s poverty. Different faces and different places, Faridon proves that a picture really is worth a thousand words.







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