Despite Sierra Leone being renowned for its brutal civil war, I didn’t have a hidden political agenda, a specific humanitarian issue or even a clear story in mind whilst making the book. I went to Freetown, not as a photojournalist, but as a stranger with a camera and an open heart. What I hope to have created is something the viewer can tune into emotionally. Something that hits a nerve without being coercive in nature, and without staking…
Kim Thue was born in 1980 in a small town in Denmark. As a restless teenager he moved to the U.K, where he graduated from the Editorial Photography course atBrighton University in 2006 and is now based in London. Kim has been selected to be part of a group of young photographers soon to be officially announced as new members of the renowned Italian photo agency Prospekt.
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