Banfa Jawla

Banfa Jawla is a 27 year old photographer from Stockholm, Sweden. In his acclaimed photo series "Katim" he explores the thin line between being a child and an adult in an environment were children often times have to work. Banfa follows the then 12- year old boy Katim in his everyday life when working at a car repair shop 9 hours a day, 6 days a week as well as capturing the times when he allows himself to be a child. With this exhibition Banfa shines a light on the uncomfortable truth for 152 million children world wide. Every artwork sold is in collaboration with Swedish charity organization Project Playground and the proceeds go to their tireless work of helping children and young adults through their centers in Stockholm and Cape Town.