Pakistan: A view from within by Wendy Marijnissen

A wonderful interview I did With Saadia of the Human Lens Blog. Enjoy reading and don’t forget to celebrate all the wonderful women in your life. Happy women’s day everyone!

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Pakistani wedding, Lahore 2009© Wendy Marijnissen Pakistani wedding, Lahore 2009© Wendy Marijnissen

“That is why I was in Pakistan. To tell the stories of its people and hopefully make people care” – Wendy Marijnissen

Wendy Marijnissen is a Belgian documentary photographer and has worked in the some of the world’s most conflicted countries. Her work has focused on themes of natural emergencies, rights of women, violence and religious minorities. She has traveled and worked in Europe, Middle East, and Asia.

Q1. Tell us how you got into evolving as a documentary photographer. Also you have been in challenging areas, do you enjoy traveling for your work and being part of new cultures that are so different from your own?

Wendy Marijnissen: I started photographing in the music and theater world in Belgium, but I always had a great interest in news and loved to travel. After photographing many musicians, and artists, I decided to try…

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2 thoughts on “Pakistan: A view from within by Wendy Marijnissen

  1. hqas says:

    Amazing Wendy, Pakistan welcomes you whenever you wish to be with us again!

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