Vietnam, officially known as the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, has approximately 89,708,900 inhabitants. If well the Vietnamese population is largely composed of young (in 1989 39% of Vietnamese were under 15 years old) is a culturally unified nation.
India is facing a severe pollution threat with daily average figure crossing the “severe” or even “Hazardous” marks a set by WHO. Unfortunately, no one seems to care as this ghostly poisonous air engulfs us in a deathly hug. Every day a bit tighter.
The flavor of Popcorn is blowing through the historic circus wagons – probably every other text about the visit to a circus starts with these words. I am smiling, but it is the first thing that I am sensing, too.
A national symbol of Argentina, present-day Gauchos live nearly identical lifestyles to those of their ancestors three centuries ago. This lonely, nomadic lifestyle consists of living off the land and the cattle that they tend.
The Muharram festival symbolizes the beginning of the new Islamic year. Muharram word is derived from the word ‘haram’ which means “forbidden”.People celebrate this as the first month of the twelve months of Islamic lunar calendar day when they see the crescent moon.
Cecilia Sanchez has two children and is pregnant with her third. When asked how far along she is, she simply tilts her head and shrugs. She doesn’t know because she hasn’t been able to see a doctor yet.
The widest ebola epidemic ever recorded heavely stroke Sierra Leone with some 23.000 infection and over 9.000 deaths, that required the brave and complex intervention of international ngos in the attempt to fight the virus
These 11 images are part of a larger photo documentary that shows the various psychosocial situations among the elderly that voluntary or involuntary not socialising with friends and family, and the result of poor quality of life among these when our society leaves the responsibility to the health care system.
Dhaka the capital of Bangladesh and the main city of the country has a rich political and social heritage of over 400 years.This mega city has a old part which is the witness of change of time which changed the daily life of the people but the basic story of people remain the same.
Nepal is home to refugees from Tibet and Bhutan. But what is less known is that the country also houses hundreds of urban refugees from Myanmar, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Iraq, Congo, Somalia, Afghanistan and other countries.
Stone carvings of Orissa dates back to the 9th century and was contemporary to the Kalinga school of medieval Indian architecture. The state of Orissa in India is known for its rich cultural and artistic inheritance.
Gajan is a Hindu festival celebrated mostly in the Rural part of West Bengal. Gajan spans around a week, starting at the last week of Chaitra continuing till the end of the Bengali year. It ends with Charak Puja Participants of this festival is known as Sannyasi or Devotee .
India is synonymous with rich tradition and heritage of religious practices of all religions since time immemorial. Hinduism is one such practice that has grabbed the attention of the rest of the Universe because of various reasons.
Most people visiting Cuba think of only two things: Classic Cars and Cigars. Both were prominent and on display everywhere, obviously pandering to the tourism I saw there, already smothering the cityscape.
This series is a part of documentary photography project which was taken in the women ward of central prison in North Nicosia, Cyprus with the permissions from Ministry of Internal Affairs and Nicosia Central Prison Directorate.
Amongst all the changes happening in Cuba right now one thing is staying the same, owning a tattoo shop and giving tattoos are prohibited. They are the only art form in Cuba that is still highly illegal.
The project ‘burning down the house’ offers an in depth look at Berlin’s graffiti writer scene for the first time. Against the backdrop of publicly accessible and non-accessible surfaces being continually written upon
It was the 7th of December 1988 when the earthquake shoot Armenia . Gyumri and the other countries of region Shirak turned into ruins . It took 25 thousand lives . 27 years had already past but people who suffered from the disaster still live in lodges and still unemployed .
My father has been sick since I was a child. Though never close when I was little when my parents divorced I was aged 14, my brother and myself became the next of kin on the hospital forms. Over the past 9 years, we have taken him too and from hospitals, doctors appointments, specialists.
In June 2014 I travelled to Houston, Texas in the United States of America with the aim of documenting individuals working and living in a country where thousands strive to find a better life. These people are from all over the world, but largely from Central and Southern Americas, are widely referred to and labelled as undocumented immigrants.
The “China in Progress” project examines the transformation of Chinese society. In today’s capitalist world, the communist regime continues to fight to maintain its ideology and positioning without giving up the profits associated with consumer market access.
The american philosopher and writer, Ralph Waldo Emerson once said: “Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting some on yourself.” The secret of happiness is not the pursuit of possession but rather of giving. One who makes others happy, will become happy –
According to Hindu mythology ‘Kalappali’ is a ritual, which means sacrificing in the battlefield for ensuring victory. It was believed that whoever performed this sacrifice first and with his life in front of goddess Kali will ensure victory of his side on the battlefield.
I also note that most mannequins are manufactured locally, and I spot several places of handcrafted mannequins, by the road. I want to understand why. Why are locally made mannequins in white ? in an african country as Ivory Coast?
I think it all comes from being the north but nobody knows, originally from colder climates that make my thoughts and ways of working a solid foundation and ideology in forms. I guess that’s why I like to do certain kinds of stories.
Nepal was hit by two strong earthquakes on 25. April and 12. May 2015 and during the following months by hundreds of aftershocks. 14 hilly and mountainous districts in the central Northern parts of Nepal were heavy affected.
Also known as Thai boxing, Muay Thai is considered as the national sport in Thailand. Organized around monetary bet, the winners are rewarded by fame and fortune and successful fighters are being treated like celebrities.
We want to be normal (sane) like you. This is what they wanted from me from their world. I want to be normal, normal and normal. These are the words of the pure heart. Words coming from mind which we call to be not in control.
The White Cliffs are made of white chalk. The chalk is just like the kind used on chalkboards. Long ago, the whole place was at the bottom of a sea. Many tiny sea creatures died. They left their bones and shells there.
In Columbia the cocaine business has become less important than in past years. It is the land now, with its enourmous riches hidden in the subsoil, and the consequent lucrative management of extraction, inflaming economic interest and violence.
Storytelling tradition has found multitude of vernacular expressions in Indian life. Patachitra is a storytelling tradition of Medinipore region of Bengal in eastern India. In this unique art form, oral tradition meets the visual structures of a narrative.
Devotees from approximately 150 countries, including the host country, Bangladesh, attend the three-day Ijtema seeking divine blessings. The last day witnesses the maximum crowd with people flocking to the prayer ground for the “Akheri Munajat”.
Disappearing Home is a portrait of the East End’s English community at the start of the new century: it documents and explores its culture and traditions. The project depicts a glimpse into the everyday lives of the English people of East End