Andrew Quilty is an award winning photojournalist whose work has been published worldwide, garnering accolades including a World Press Photo and a Gold Walkley Award (the highest honour in Australian journalism). Andrew travelled to Afghanistan in 2013, just as the international world started to vacate the country. Originally planning to stay only a few weeks, he found that the striking beauty of Afghanistan’s people and landscapes had captured his imagination and he has remained there since.
All profits from the print sale will go to EMERGENCY's crucial work in Afghanistan. Donations will fund specialist training of local nurses & doctors, who will go on to treat thousands of patients in need across the country. On the 15th of August 2021, Afghanistan fell to the Taliban. One year later the world’s attention has moved on. However the situation in Afghanistan is getting worse and worse. Faced with economic sanctions, severe drought, the cumulative toll of decades of war and renewed violence, the role EMERGENCY plays in Afghanistan is more critical than ever.
“My message is urgent: Don’t shut the door on the people of Afghanistan" Martin Griffiths, the U.N.’s emergency aid coordinator.