These Photographs by George Georgiou Are Heart Breaking

Between 1999 and 2002, photographer George Georgiou was living in Kosovo and Serbia, recently emerged from war. While in country, he managed to visit three psychiatric institutions, hidden from the general public, starved of funding and a demoralised staff.. This is what he saw.

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You can find more of George's amazing work at his website or on his blog.


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  • Terribly real photos, it is a side of life we look away from and pretent does not exist. God forgive us!

    God Bless…rs

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  • June Peters says:

    Leave a comment how? this set of photos have left me with no words to say just how they make me feel, incredibly sad, and very thankful for the life I have and like a lot at times think that things are bad, NO even when I think my life in not the best I am living a blessed one.

  • Ken says:

    Shows you just how powerful a camera can be…..Tough assignment George.

  • Elijah says:

    What are those patterns on the man’s skull? 😮

  • Mike westcott says:

    My GOD. ..THAT’S WRONG. .SO TERRIBLE DREADFUL ..WE THINK THAT THIS CAN NOT HAPPEN IN THIS DAY AND AGE. THE 21ST CENTURY.GOD WORKS IN MISSTERRIOUS WAYS..IT DEFIES LOGIC…

  • Gerard says:

    I met George Georgiou once at ATL Airport. He was so humble!


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