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”After The Fallout” VR film by Dominic Nahr and Sam Wolson will be featured in the 2020 Sundance Film Festival, in the ”New Frontier” category.

In March 2011, an earthquake caused a tsunami and a meltdown at the Daiichi nuclear power plant. The devastating consequences filled the communities in Fukushima with fear of the intangible and split Japan in a distinct before and after.

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”After The Fallout” VR film by Dominic Nahr and Sam Wolson will be featured in the 2020 Sundance Film Festival, in the ”New Frontier” category. 

In March 2011, an earthquake caused a tsunami and a meltdown at the Daiichi nuclear power plant. The devastating consequences filled the communities in Fukushima with fear of the intangible and split Japan in a distinct before and after. 

More here : https://www.sundance.org/blogs/news/2020-new-frontier-announced-festival 

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Greta Thunberg, who has become the symbol of the fight for climate justice, was elected Person of the Year by the TIME Magazine. Matt Stuart’s photograph was selected to illustrate her fight and that of many young people.

Caption : Young protesters with Extinction Rebellion take to the streets of London in October 2019.
Matt Stuart / MAPS

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Greta Thunberg, who has become the symbol of the fight for climate justice, was elected Person of the Year by the TIME Magazine. Matt Stuart’s photograph was selected to illustrate her fight and that of many young people. 

Caption : Young protesters with Extinction Rebellion take to the streets of London in October 2019. 
Matt Stuart / MAPS 

Read more : https://time.com/person-of-the-year-2019-greta-thunberg/ 

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From urban riversides to remote fishing villages to bustling coral reefs, life in the Philippine archipelago is deeply interdependent: the survival of all is inextricably intertwined not just with the sea, but also with the worsening climate crisis, as the third most vulnerable country to its disastrous effects. Philippine fisherfolk live with the devastating paradox at the heart of the Anthropocene: the communities who are least responsible for causing the worsening climate crisis are also among the most vulnerable.

Caption : A girl watches the sunset from Baseco, Tondo, home to a sprawling slum community and the largest district in Manila. Here, where the Pasig River meets Manila Bay, much of the megapolis’s trash flows into the Philippine sea.
Hannah Reyes Morales / MAPS

See more of "Cities Made of Water" by Hannah Reyes Morales on MAPS’ website.
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From urban riversides to remote fishing villages to bustling coral reefs, life in the Philippine archipelago is deeply interdependent: the survival of all is inextricably intertwined not just with the sea, but also with the worsening climate crisis, as the third most vulnerable country to its disastrous effects. Philippine fisherfolk live with the devastating paradox at the heart of the Anthropocene: the communities who are least responsible for causing the worsening climate crisis are also among the most vulnerable.

Caption : A girl watches the sunset from Baseco, Tondo, home to a sprawling slum community and the largest district in Manila. Here, where the Pasig River meets Manila Bay, much of the megapolis’s trash flows into the Philippine sea.
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See more of Cities Made of Water by Hannah Reyes Morales on MAPS’ website. 
https://www.mapsimages.com/works/cities-made-of-water/

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Matthieu Gafsou's latest project, "Solastalgie", addresses eco-anxiety - an existential distress caused by the environmental changes that lead to mass extinctions, natural disasters and their social consequences.
For an increasing number of people, especially the young, the collapse of our civilizations now appears inevitable.⠀

Images from Gafsou’s photographic essay were published in the latest issue of Fisheye Magazine

See more here : www.fisheyemagazine.fr/rdv/cest-dans-le-mag/depasser-langoisse-du-futur/

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Matthieu Gafsous latest project, Solastalgie, addresses eco-anxiety - an existential distress caused by the environmental changes that lead to mass extinctions, natural disasters and their social consequences. 
For an increasing number of people, especially the young, the collapse of our civilizations now appears inevitable.⠀

Images from Gafsou’s photographic essay were published in the latest issue of Fisheye Magazine 

See more here : https://www.fisheyemagazine.fr/rdv/cest-dans-le-mag/depasser-langoisse-du-futur/ 

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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 the recommendation to the International Geological Congress in Cape Town, in 2016.

Simona Ghizzoni’s latest work ‘Rêve Géologique’ is a collection, a reconstruction of the scientific evidence from the beginning of this new era. It is now featured on Maps’ website.
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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 the recommendation to the International Geological Congress in Cape Town, in 2016.

Simona Ghizzoni’s latest work ‘Rêve Géologique’ is a collection, a reconstruction of the scientific evidence from the beginning of this new era. It is now featured on Maps’ website.
https://www.mapsimages.com/works/reve-geologique/

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MAPS seasonal prints sale

MAPS seasonal prints sale

Maps Members

Seasonal prints sale on the theme of "Autumn / Fall", interpreted by MAPS photographers: signed prints, 8x10 inches / 20x25 cm, 100 € / 110 USD (shipment included). Limited sale…

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Cambodia, the Lure and its Curse

Cambodia, the Lure and its Curse

John Vink

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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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It is in a country, more divided than ever between pro and anti religious, that I made this road trip from the mountains of Kurdistan to the island of Kish…

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All over the world, young people take to the streets to demand action on climate change. John Vink has been photographing the demonstrations happening every week in Brussels since January,…

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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

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Belgium, youth for climate

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John Vink

Belgium abstained from signing the Katowice Climate Conference agreement in December 2018, partly because of the complex political configuration of a country with 4 (four!) environment ministers. This happened days…

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Slab City

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Matt Stuart

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Rêve Géologique

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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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A Train in the Bush

A Train in the Bush

Gaël Turine

The train linking Ivory Coast to the Burkinabe capital is a tribute to slowness. This line is one of the oldest and longest in West Africa: 1,145 kilometres of tracks,…

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Abkhazia, Syrians coming back home

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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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Matthieu Gafsou

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Out of the way

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Elena Anosova

The project was created on the far away territories of the Extreme North of Russia, where bad accessibility and isolation, special relationship with nature and following the century-long ways of…

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Women march into American politics

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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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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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Nothing to See Here

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Dominic Nahr

Nuclear life has a long legacy in contemporary Japan. It spans from the atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki to the one tested off the Bikini Island that contaminated…

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A Ukraine Runs Through It

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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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Simona Ghizzoni

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Epidemic

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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

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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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Das Gehen

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Christian Lutz

"February 3rd 2017 : my father was diagnosed with an advanced stage of lung cancer. Ever since then, I've been shouldering him in his struggle and photographing him on a…

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Elena Anosova touches upon the problems of borders and identity in her practice. From more usual terms of confines between regions and cultures she studied in her previous projects she…

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Fractured State

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With independence on July 9th 2011, South Sudan became the youngest nation of the world. It was the result of a series of civil wars and conflict lasting over decades.…

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