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Italian film director Franco Zeffirelli died last Saturday aged 96. Alessandro Penso photographed him in his villa in Rome in 2013. #MAPS #newsroom

Next Tuesday, June 18, launch of Christian Lutz' new book, "The Pearl River", at the Théâtre St Gervais in Geneva, with Edition Patrick Frey. After Las Vegas, Christian Lutz explores the world's new gambling capital, Macau. #MAPS #newsroom ... See MoreSee Less

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Next Tuesday, June 18, launch of Christian Lutz new book, The Pearl River, at the Théâtre St Gervais in Geneva, with Edition Patrick Frey. After Las Vegas, Christian Lutz explores the worlds new gambling capital, Macau.  #MAPS #newsroom

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Matt Stuart

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South Sudan - Homes

Hannah Reyes Morales

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Migrants and Citizens

John Vink

When the “Calais Jungle” was dismantled a little more than one year ago, many migrants headed for Brussels to seek an alternative opportunity of crossing the Channel. They hang around…

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Out of the way

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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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All That Life Can Afford

All That Life Can Afford

Matt Stuart

"Why, Sir, you find no man, at all intellectual, who is willing to leave London. No, Sir, when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for…

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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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Life on the edge: migrants in Italy

Life on the edge: migrants in Italy

Alessandro Penso

This work explores the situation for migrants, asylum-seekers and refugees, particularly from Africa, in Italy since 2010. Most wish to continue their journey on to countries that are more welcoming…

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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

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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Rayuela

Simona Ghizzoni

These are the last things, she wrote. One by one they disappear and never come back. I can tell you of the ones I have seen, of the ones that…

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Manila Drug War

Hannah Reyes Morales

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En bas la ville

Gaël Turine

Port-au-Prince is a feverish and luminous city. Its center, anba lavil in Haitian Creole, is the heart of this series. The photographs reveal the chaos and poetry of a fragile…

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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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Nevada

Nevada

John Trotter

About twenty years ago I was wandering around in Nevada with my camera, compelled to photograph there and hoping that doing so would help me articulate the story I needed…

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Drops

Massimo Berruti

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Civil Society Resistances in Belgium

Civil Society Resistances in Belgium

John Vink

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The wall of Lima

The wall of Lima

Gaël Turine

In the Peruvian capital, stands the longest urban separation wall in the world. This wall was built in 1986, on the model of the Berlin wall, to protect the rich…

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Beyond the Boundaries

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D'entre eux

Cédric Gerbehaye

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Christian Lutz

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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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Woman with a monkey - Caucasus in short notes and photographs

Justyna Mielnikiewicz

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Nomadic America

Kitra Cahana

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In Jesus’ Name

In Jesus’ Name

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Sacré

Sacré

Matthieu Gafsou

Inevitably, this series suggest Catholicism is a male religion, and then only when they have reached a canonical age. It suggests that this is a faith deserted by its troupes, despite the child’s baptism, its confessionals awaiting clients, that it has no contact with the outside world (...)

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Still Man

Kitra Cahana

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