Dwarfs, with a deformed or child-like body, dressed up and made up to frighten audiences in a Ghost House, and it instantly brings to mind old freaks shows. It shocks immediately, as a terrible step backwards in terms of human rights, a disabilities.
For me the ‘Russian Season’ is a personal project and I take the pictures from my understanding and vision of Russian nature and Russian soul. Certain illustrations of this series especially refer the viewer to Russian fairy tales and folklore.
Pursuing the work carried out with my series ” Lacanau-Océan 2014″ I begin a new series on the country near of which I live: French Vexin. It is about a farmland which receives its own mysteries which the only light can reveal.
This idea “Mode à Paris” came to my mind for organisational reasons, because i was in Paris for another project, and I used it as much as I could. I wanted to tell about the world and dimensions of the Paris fashion week-goers, in this case.
My project Teeth of the Sea documents the relationship that residents of Martha’s Vineyard have with the ocean. The island where I grew up lies off the coast of Cape Cod in Massachusetts and requires a forty-five minute ferry ride to gain access.
There is a house by the sea 120km from Hanoi called Thien Giao. In this house the occupant’s heartbeat beats in unison for one hope, the hope that they will all be able to love and be loved. I visited this house one year ago
With this project, Simone Aprile with his images and Giuseppe La Rosa with his documentary wanted to capture the essence of peasant culture, stop it and protect it, telling it in pictures, voices and sounds.
Russia has undergone a radicalchange over the last two decades. It has changed from being a socialist state-‐run system, with central planning based on cooperatives,to a market economy. The result of this transition has been the emergence of two social strata
At the Athens Central Market, the air rings with the cries of traders hawking their wares. “Red mullet, fresh red mullet,” they call out to passersby. “Hello, my friend! Fresh meat, good price!” The current building housing the city’s main fish and meat market
“Towns are like people. Old ones often have character, the new ones are interchangeable,” Wallace Stegner, American writer. I’m not convinced of Stegner’s point about new places, because I’m working out what I think about “character” and changeability.
There are moments in the fierce – and so much the more beautiful – battle with the self (Gosh, what an outdated and pathetic phrase, isn’t it? Yet, using any other one would mean self-betrayal) when you feel that the road ahead is leading inevitably to a dead end.
Two years ago, I took a ride using the train. After experiencing such world, all I wanted to reach is the human inside the train, not the one taking the train every now and again. My aim was the one who permanently and constantly using it.
For much of any given year, I can be found traveling cross-county in my motorhome photographing the landscape. Over the past 4 years, I have become aware of a certain group of fellow traveler who seem somehow different from the typical vacationer.
Ludovicu’s disappearance. He arrived in Montescaglioso ( Italy ), with his family, from Romania . Ludovicu was 57 years old and he was suffering from Alzheimer. One day in December 2013, he went out from his home and he never came back.
The series “Tibetans in Exile” by Victoria Knobloch is a collection of photographs showing the Tibetan Buddhist tradition in exile regions such as Nepal/Kathmandu; Ladakh in northern India as well as Bir and Dharamsala in Himachal Pradesh. And it will be continued….
That is Carnival: a common spirit more than just a date. It’s a bizzare energy, a cathartic atmosphere, slipping through the streets, surrounding blocks, and revealing itself to those who are willing to be inspired.
Her interest in interdisciplinary and multimedia approach to architecture took her all around the globe. In Slovenia she studied architecture, in Denmark digital design, in Australia photo-media, video art and sound recording.
For me photography is more than capturing reality, or getting a fantastic composition. For me, photography is above all, storytelling. I’m a published writer for over 12 years, with 3 best sellers and always several stories on my head ready to be written.
Israeli photographer Tomer Ifrah (b. 1981) photographed scenes from the Moscow metro, a vast and bustling transportation network which slices through the echelons of society, carrying an average of 6.5 million passengers daily.
In 2011, photographer Christopher Morris returned to Central North Mexico, capturing the banality of the everyday and giving it a sense of dignity. In his forthcoming exhibition, Yo No Hablo Español (I Don’t Speak Spanish), he reveals the resolute pride of landscapes and life in a parched Mexico rarely glimpsed.
The Rainier School is a state operated institution for the developmentally disabled, not far from Seattle at the base of beautiful Mount Rainier. The school at the Rainier School disappeared years ago.
The city of joy is not my birthplace. I came here as a migrant from a small town to search for a better future, better education and a better life. From then to now the city has changed drastically. And so it has within my mind and soul.
Sixty year old flamenco dancer with energy of a savage, but self-conscious young girl. She teaches dance in Jerez de la Frontera. Together with musicians plays, sings and dances for public under the eye of a mysterious master.
A generation who lives between past and present. I’m truly fascinated by these old and smarty people that, more than all of us, lives constantly switching from the old era to our now, trying to move with the times, protecting themselves in their timeless world.
Located in the starkly beautiful setting of the Black Rock Desert, the Burning Man festival attracts some of the most interesting and extraordinary people, art and activities you are ever likely to find in one place.
Earlier this year I travelled to a sleepy fishing town called Nou on the north coast of Japan to learn about sumo culture and the training it takes to become a champion in Japan’s most notorious martial art.
I use photography, and the portrait in particular, as an expressive tool and medium to investigate emotional dynamics. When making a portrait, you are looking at and describing the other but, at the same time, you are looking inside yourself too.
Svalbard is cold, dark and isolated island. Norway and Russia are the only two nations with settlements there. It was the coal mining that established communities in Svalbard during the 1920s and nowadays still remains the main industry.
I am a strong believer in the ability of documentary photography to serve not just as a tool which represents the functionality of one structure or another but also as a means of expressing social views and political stance.
It’s a privilege to photograph the same timeless surroundings from which Renaissance Masters once drew inspiration.Every time I visit Tuscany, I expect its beauty to have succumbed to the trappings of modernity and tourism.
Rwanda prides itself for being well organised and tidy, not a tiny piece of litter to be seen on the streets of Kigali. One Saturday a month, the country’s citizens get together to clean their roads and public spaces.
Minerva has been my family’s small business like forever, starting from my great grandfather. The way it looks right now it’s how my parents restored it, actually my father, and they both made a living out of it for the last 22 years.