Nalumu / acid attack survivor
Nalumu is born in 1994.
In 2014, when she was coming back from a local market in Kampala (Uganda), received an attack with acid by an unknown man.
She spended several months in the hospital, suffering for the scars and for the damages at her nerves of hands.
People and neighbor insult her for aesthetic aspect.
Helped by End Acid Violence, today Nalumu lives with her family in Bukeka village, making necklaces.
In Uganda, every year, are hundreds the victims of these criminal attacks.
Author: Erberto Zani is an Italian freelance photographer and journalist.
Graduate at University of Parma in History of Arts, he spended several years as photographer in advertisement sector (1998-2004).
He worked as journalist and photographer for the newspaper Gazzetta di Parma (2004-2007) and as editor in chief for magazines Arim Salute, 2008-2011, Inedito Koppel, 2005-2015, Amurt Newsletter, 2008 - until today.
Freelance since 2008, most of his works are focused on documentary-humanitarian themes.
He cooperates with companies, magazines and No Profit Organizations, for photographs and editorial projects.
Member of Italian Order of Journalist (n.122388) since 2007.
Photography books designed and published:
Elemental fashion (2018), Exodus / Rohingya in Bangladesh (2018), Kied Pologo (2017), Aftermath (2016), Black World (2015), Maha Kumbh Mela (2014), Tsiry (2014), Babanagar-Colombia (2013), Sahel (2012), Hope (2011), Haiti, fragments (2010), Drops of Life (2010), Da Borgo San Donnino al Passo della Cisa (2006).