Chiraq

For the past decade, Chicago has been enduring a violence epidemic, with a death toll in the thousands and casualties mirroring the losses experienced by the US army in the ¬†Iraq war over the same period. Allowing its subjects to take centre stage and tell their stories in their own words, Chicago has been dubbed ‘Chiraq’ as the cites South and West side become seemingly more and more violent.

Winner of YDA award at Cannes Lions