Daily Life


Survival by Taylor Pool

What does it mean to survive, and what are we surviving from? With all people, in all different walks of life, we are survivors. Some are survivors from wars past and present, others from devastation, hardships, miseries, and misfortune; either physical, emotional, or mental.

Thanking the Sun by Amlan Sanyal

“Chhath” is an ancient Hindu Vedic festival of prayer and purity observed with somberness and strict discipline. The Chhath Puja is dedicated to the Sun and his wife Usha in order to thank them for bestowing the bounties of life on earth and to request the granting of certain wishes.

Sweet dreams by Tripod City

Photo collective “Tripod City”,  aka Charlie Kwai, Chris Lee & Paul Storrie travel abroad to challenge stereotypes and reveal a fresh, modern perspective on developing countries with their photography.

Athos by Manol Valtchanov

For more than a thousand years, the holy peninsula of Mount Athos in northern Greece is synonymous with the ultimate devotion to god for Orthodox men.

Red String by Yoshikatsu Fujii

I received a text message. “Today, our divorce was finalized.” The message from my mother was written simply, even though she usually sends me messages with many pictures and symbols.


Documentary


Merhaba Istanbul by Ying Tang

Istanbul is an old city which literally lies on two continents: Asia and Europe. People like to call it the place where East meets West. Istanbul combines the best of traditional and modern life all in one. The call to prayer echoes five times per day in this city that is 99% Islamic.

Swan Song of the Badlas by Taha Ahmad

Mukaish Badla is a form of embroidery, which at its peak flourished in the Indian city of Lucknow. At its peak, in the 18th century, the art form travelled to different parts of the world, but is now restricted to a few narrow lanes of the old city of Lucknow.


Journalism


Enduring Srebrenica by Claudia Heinermann

22 years ago, Srebrenica (UN-protected) was attacked and captured by the Army of Republika Srpska under Ratko Mladić. Following the town’s capture, all the men “of fighting age” who fell into Bosnian Serb hands were massacred in a systematically organized series of summary executions.

Zona de Alb by Gilles Mercier

In 1999 I took a path leading away from the main road that followed the Da- nube Delta. Passing through a gate, I found myself within a group of anachro- nistic buildings, attracted by the energy they seemed to emanate. 

Grey Vista by D.P. Mahardika

This work was taken during the eruption of Merapi in 2010. Seismic activity around the volcano increased from mid-September onwards, culminating in repeated outbursts of lava and ashes.

Backlands Sertão by Felipe Fittipaldi

Migrations tend to appear as the visible side of often invisible phenomena. The great human displacements, as a rule, precede or follow profound changes, be it from the economic and political point of view, or in social or cultural terms.


Travel


Africa by Timo Heiny

I try to hold tight on my photographs what I felt during my journeys, the intuition of a nativeness. Maybe it is the mystical idea from the beginning of humans, an original relationship between human and nature

Paolo simonazzi ; Mantua-Cuba

Mantua, Cuba (2015) is a photography project created by Paolo Simonazzi which focuses on a small town close to the island of Cuba. Legend has it, but there is some basis in reality, that the town of Mantua was founded by people

Amsterdam Story by Werner Mansholt

Amsterdam is world-famous for the historic Canal Ring, Amsterdam’s ‘Centrum’ (Unesco-World heritage), but also host of renowned museums and charming areas.

Northern Chad by Joxe Inazio Kuesta

It could be said that Chad is formed by three great zones: one to the south that would be the fertile one, the savannah; another central one that would be the sahel, and the north that would be the desert, the arid zone.

Ten Days in Tokyo by Olga Sondyk

This is a diary of the western visitor who wants to monumentalize everyday life where all details matters and every object has its own importance and beauty.

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