Jenny Hardy

Salone Nights (7 images)

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Portraits taken with light from mobile phones in Makeni, Sierra Leone.

'Salone' is slang for Sierra Leone. These images were taken behind a brothel in a town called Makeni; young people gather here to listen to the music escaping from the Flamingo nightspot.
Mains electricity is still not available in Makeni since a brutal and bloody civil war halted production of a hydro-electric dam.
Many of the young people in Sierra Leone are on the street and exiled from...
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