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Poetry of Speed | Jagdev Singh

Poetry of Speed by Jagdev Singh

Since times unknown, horses have played a very significant role in human civilizations across the world. Known for their enormous power, stamina, speed and benevolence with mankind, they have the term ‘horsepower’ signature to them.

Riverscape | Mohammad Rahman

Riverscape by Mohammad Rahman

The riverscape of Bangladesh tells the story about the natural beauty of Bangladesh. The mood, artistic appeal, loneliness, solitude, and tranquility of our riverscape, attract many art seekers to dive into the beauty of the Mother Nature.

© Bruce Davidson / Magnum Photos USA. Alabama. Selma. 1965. Led by Martin Luther King Jr., a group of civil rights demonstrators march from Selma to Montgomery to fight for black sufferage.

Bruce Davidson

Amsterdam (16 Jun – 6 Sep 2017) This summer WestLicht presents the first retrospective exhibition in Austria on the work of Bruce Davidson (born Chicago, 1933) one of the leading exponents of humanist photography and with close to sixty years of membership one of the most prominent photographers of Magnum agency.

Department Store, Mobile, Alabama, 1956 © Gordon Parks / Courtesy The Gordon Parks Foundation

Gordon Parks : I am you. Selected works 1942-1978

Amsterdam (16 Jun – 6 Sep 2017) The camera can be a powerful weapon against repression, racism, violence, and inequality. The American photographer Gordon Parks (1912-2006) referred to the camera as his “weapon of choice” and used photography to expose the deep divisions in American society.

Holi in India | Aman Chotani

Holi in India by Aman Chotani

Holi, the festival of colors is celebrated with a great enthusiasm throughout in India. But the most amazing holi being played in Barsana, Uttar Pradesh. It is located at a distance of about 42 km from Mathura.

Omri Shomer | Beach of Tel Aviv

Omri Shomer ; Beach of Tel Aviv

Sometimes he came home with a bunch of great pictures and sometimes nothing. Either way, the beach was always a place for him where nothing mattered, whether it worked or not, it did not matter.

Namikake | Arito Nishiki

Namikake by Arito Nishiki

By southern coastline of Niigata City is located in northern part of the Sea of Japan. A village sank into the sea by a coastal erosion called “Namikake” in their region.

Beyond the Veil | Kanishka Mukherji

Beyond the Veil by Kanishka Mukherji

I am a 21st century girl, born in a well educated Muslim family. My parents brought me up with much liberal views. After attaining puberty I was introduced to the abaya and niqab. I was given a choice to wear it or not.

A refugee boy trying to protect his makeshift home from the rain in Kutupalong newly expanded camp on March 6, 2017 in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. About 70,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar since October 9, 2016 after the Burmese military launched clearance operations in response to an attack on border police. The U.N. human rights office said in a report that Myanmar's security forces had committed mass killings, torture and gang rapes of Rohingya Muslims and burned their villages.Since 1992, about 32,000 registered Rohingya have been living in two United Nations camps near Cox’s Bazar, but estimates of unregistered refugees range from 200,000 to 500,000. Many of them live in two sprawling makeshift shelters close to the official camps, while others are scattered across southeast Bangladesh. As a result, most of these unregistered refugees are suffering. Basic food, medical care and safety are not available in these camps, thus creating an insecure and vulnerable life.

Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh by Probal Rashid

Approximately 70,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled from Myanmar to Bangladesh since October 9, 2016 after the Burmese military launched clearance operations. The U.N. human rights office said in their report that Myanmar’s security forces have committed mass killings

Something Here | Shin Noguchi

Something Here by Shin Noguchi

I capture people going about daily life because there are moments that they themselves do not realize are more beautiful and full of human touch than the carefully choreographed movies of Charlie Chaplin, Alfred Hitchcock, Federico Fellini or Shakespeare’s plays.

Ijtema | Danny Yen Sin Wong

Ijtema by Danny Yen Sin Wong

Ijtema is the annual three days Islamic congregation of Tablighi Jamaat by Islamic organization in association with the millions of Muslims. Participation in Ijtema increases religious authority, status and empowerment, and contributes on the Muslim identity through the idea of brotherhood and Ummah.

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HIPA to offer three photography courses to Dubai Government

Over 60 hours of ‘basic photography’ training. The Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award (HIPA) will host a total of three photography courses for Dubai Government employees as part of the organisation’s training program.

Svetlana | Efrat Sela

Svetlana by Efrat Sela

Svetlana, 46-year-old Christian woman, a survivor, always on the move, she had fallen hard into drugs and prostitution along her path. I’ve met Svetlana for the first time on November 2015 at the “Death Courtyard” in a forgotten dark alley in Tel Aviv.