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MAPS Shares — Matt Stuart is July’s guest professor at PHmuseum.

In 30-min sessions he will provide feedback on a host of subjects including editing, pitching, street photography, business management, and advertising.

More info : phmuseum.com/education/book/matt-stuart

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MAPS Shares — Matt Stuart is July’s guest professor at PHmuseum. 

In 30-min sessions he will provide feedback on a host of subjects including editing, pitching, street photography, business management, and advertising.

More info : https://phmuseum.com/education/book/matt-stuart 

Photo by John Vink / MAPS 

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'Colonial Legacy in Belgium' by John Vink

In the streets of Brussels, the colonial past is hidden in plain sight. By photographing vandalized and decorated monuments or the former domain of Leopold II, John Vink confronts the contemporary debates as to Belgium’s dark colonial past.

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Colonial Legacy in Belgium by John Vink 

In the streets of Brussels, the colonial past is hidden in plain sight. By photographing vandalized and decorated monuments or the former domain of Leopold II, John Vink confronts the contemporary debates as to Belgium’s dark colonial past.

See more : 
https://www.instagram.com/p/CCI0p9CnonV/

https://mapsbase.photoshelter.com/index/C0000tEyIiDUOXW0/G0000mLYTpqyv8r0/I0000Z5Y923iDjLY

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‘Congo in Limbo’ by Cédric Gerbehaye

June 30th 2020 — The Democratic Republic of Congo celebrates the 60 years of its independence from Belgium. To grasp the unrest the country has known since and the persistence of coloniality in both societies, MAPS highlights — and links — several photographic works.

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www.instagram.com/p/CCDVklNH1B_/

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‘Congo in Limbo’ by Cédric Gerbehaye 

June 30th 2020 — The Democratic Republic of Congo celebrates the 60 years of its independence from Belgium. To grasp the unrest the country has known since and the persistence of  coloniality in both societies, MAPS highlights — and links — several  photographic works.

See more : 
https://www.instagram.com/p/CCDVklNH1B_/ 

https://www.mapsimages.com/works/congo-in-limbo/

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Newsletter — Summer 2020

Book release, latest on the website, publications & news : MAPS's newsletter of the summer is out.

Read it here : bit.ly/38bilD9

Photo by Justyna Mielnikieiwicz

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Newsletter — Summer 2020

Book release, latest on the website, publications & news : MAPSs newsletter of the summer is out. 

Read it here : https://bit.ly/38bilD9

Photo by Justyna Mielnikieiwicz

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May God help us

May God help us

Gaël Turine

Although the confinement imposes the closing of places of worship, one church in Brussels remains, with the permission of the authorities, open to its congregation. The church of Saint Gilles,…

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Precarious Architecture

Precarious Architecture

John Vink

The Sonian Forest in the vicinity of Brussels is an incredible playground for children and a feeding ground for their imaginary world. Wolves are befriended, dragons are slain, princes or…

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Coping | Chapter 1 — Roots

Coping | Chapter 1 — Roots

Maps Members

In the face of a global, unprecedented crisis, coping may mean to find shelter within the inner core of what constitutes a safe environment. Holding onto the thread of transmission, finding comfort in familiar places, with loved ones.

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Coping | Chapter 2 — Suspended Time

Coping | Chapter 2 — Suspended Time

Maps Members

In confinement, yesterday and tomorrow have been replaced by an endless today. Time is standing still.

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COVID-19 in Wealthy Switzerland

COVID-19 in Wealthy Switzerland

Dominic Nahr

Switzerland is one of the wealthiest countries in the world and has been listed in 2020 as the most expensive country to live in, in 2020, by CEOWORLD. Because of…

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Brussels with COVID-19

Brussels with COVID-19

John Vink

Views of the Belgian capital at the beginning, in the midst and at the end of the confinement.

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The Charitables Brotherhood

The Charitables Brotherhood

Gaël Turine

Founded in the region of Béthune in 1188 during a plague epidemic that was ravaging Europe, the Confrérie des Charitables had taken on the heavy task of burying the dead.…

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Roots from Ashes

Roots from Ashes

Hannah Reyes Morales

They call themselves the Malaya Lolas. Grandmothers of Freedom. They found each other after decades of silence. Once they gathered, the stories began to flow. Almost 75 years ago, their…

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Niger, Europe's new Southern border

Niger, Europe's new Southern border

Alessandro Penso

Niger, second only to the Central African Republic as the poorest country in the world, is at the heart of Africa’s Sahel region. Nigerians have always crossed the Sahara, which…

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The ruins of Marawi

The ruins of Marawi

Hannah Reyes Morales

In the ruins of Marawi, time feels like it is standing still. It has been more than a year since the Philippine military declared the Muslim-majority city of Marawi “liberated”…

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Brexit demonstrations

Brexit demonstrations

Matt Stuart

Brexit, Tuesday 15th January. Theresa May suffered a historic defeat as her Conservative party turned against her. PM faces vote of confidence after MPs reject her Brexit plan by majority…

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Caravana Migrante, Tijuana

Caravana Migrante, Tijuana

Kitra Cahana

Until it reached the US border in mid-November, the migrant caravan that set out from San Pedro Sula, Honduras, on October 12 had largely been a success. Leaving that crime-benighted…

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Slab City

Slab City

Matt Stuart

Slab City, also called The Slabs, is largely a snowbird community in the Sonoran Desert located in Imperial County, California, 156 miles northeast of San Diego and 169 miles southeast…

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Rêve Géologique

Rêve Géologique

Simona Ghizzoni

Humanity’s impact on the Earth is now so profound that a new geological epoch – the Anthropocene – needs to be declared, according to an official expert group who presented…

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The Pearl River

The Pearl River

Christian Lutz

The Pearl River offers a photographic immersion in Macao, high place of gambling and luxury, a spectacular symbol of a megalomaniac and conquering China. This city with a mythical and…

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Ghana, Understanding Water

Ghana, Understanding Water

Dominic Nahr

In Ghana, Dominic Nahr has crossed swamps, followed rivers to the beaches and into the Gulf of Guinea. He portrayed the tenuous links between the inhabitants of the Ghanaian coast…

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Abkhazia, Syrians coming back home

Abkhazia, Syrians coming back home

Justyna Mielnikiewicz

The Russian conquest of Caucasus was completed by the second half of the 19th century. Local elites who converted to Islam were forced to flee across the sea to Ottoman…

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H+

H+

Matthieu Gafsou

Transhumanism is an intellectual movement that aims to enhance and augment the human body through the use of sciences and technique. This topic refers to everyday purposes, which are already…

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Women march into American politics

Women march into American politics

John Trotter

After the 2016 election of Donald Trump, a man who campaigned on sexist, racist rhetoric, an unprecedented number of women have decided to run for political office across the United…

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South Sudan refugee crisis

South Sudan refugee crisis

Alessandro Penso

The Republic of South Sudan faces considerable humanitarian challenges, which have increased substantially since the start of the conflict in December 2013. The legacy of civil war and chronic underdevelopment…

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A Ukraine Runs Through It

A Ukraine Runs Through It

Justyna Mielnikiewicz

Project explores modern Ukraine in turmoil with the Dnieper river a metaphor of present split in the country. It documents how the mixed ethnic and historical legacies of Ukraine brought…

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Uncut

Uncut

Simona Ghizzoni

Women’s alliances against female genital mutilations An ordinary room, or a dark hut in a rural village. A razor blade bought at a market will suffice, or a sharp knife,…

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Epidemic

Epidemic

Massimo Berruti

In the shadow of the Vesuvius, the area of Naples is subject to a major political, ecological and sanitary furore. In twenty-two years, about 10 million tonnes of industrial waste…

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No Agua, No Vida

No Agua, No Vida

John Trotter

Since 2001, I have been photographing the consequences of the sweeping human alteration of the Colorado River, in the Southwestern United States and Northwestern Mexico. The Colorado, I soon learned,…

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Drops

Drops

Massimo Berruti

Gaza is an isolated land so tiny and poor of resources, that it remains totally dependent from the “exterior,” even just to feed its population. The main resource for survival,…

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Maqbooza Kashmir

Maqbooza Kashmir

Cédric Gerbehaye

In the last weeks, tensions exploded between India and Pakistan. Warplanes screeched across the sky dropping bombs, and thousands of soldiers mobilized in Kashmir, bringing the two nuclear powers to…

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D'entre eux

D'entre eux

Cédric Gerbehaye

Since 1830, Belgium brings together two peoples, united by the will of the great powers of the time to create a buffer state. Between Latin and Germanic cultures, it shows,…

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Insert Coins

Insert Coins

Christian Lutz

Las Vegas has imposed her lights and her share of the dream in the very heart of the Mojave desert. Sin City is not only the primary city in the…

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Only God Can Judge Me

Only God Can Judge Me

Matthieu Gafsou

Matthieu Gafsou was immersed in Lausanne’s drug scene for more than a year. By using various formal approaches, he prosaically and at the same time emphatically documented the life of…

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Nomadic America

Nomadic America

Kitra Cahana

The movement of human beings across the American landscape has been an enduring and central theme of American national iconography since the inception of the country. Movement can be found…

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