Kids With Cameras

Some years ago, documentary photographer Zana Briski ventured into the red light district of Calcutta and began a groundbreaking project; what would be the foundation for a wonderful organization called Kids With Cameras. The premise was simple: Zana equipped a few of the brothel children (ie: children of brothel workers) with a camera and instructed them to take pictures. Zana's project was captured in the 2004 docu-drama, "Born Into Brothels," a critically acclaimed film that is at the same time heart-breaking and inspiring. Here are some examples of what the world looks like, through the eyes of the children of the Calcutta brothel:


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