My visit to Geneva Camp in central Dhaka came about after a conversation with an unknown man who approached me in a park. I had no idea what I would find there. These images were the result of a walk around this place, just the size of a city block where approximately 25,000 effectively stateless Bihari people live, and have lived for 40 years now. There is no privacy, running water, or decent toilets, and only one public shower. Cooking is done in the narrow alleys or in the tiny rooms where large families are forced to co-exist. However, the people welcomed me warmly and hospitably, and I was humbled by their resourcefulness and beauty despite living in such difficult circumstances. These pictures were not posed, just spontaneous portraits of a fascinating microcosm.
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