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Out of the way

Out of the way

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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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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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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Rayuela

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

Manila Drug War

Hannah Reyes Morales

Rodrigo Duterte's Bloody War on Drugs Across the Philippines, dead bodies have turned up in communities—men with heads wrapped in packaging tape, blood covered bodies discovered inside shanty homes and…

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En bas la ville

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

Drops

Massimo Berruti

Grand Prix AFD du meilleur projet de reportage photo 2014 Gaza is an isolated land so tiny and poor of resources, that it remains totally dependent from the “exterior,” even…

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Civil Society Resistances in Belgium

Civil Society Resistances in Belgium

John Vink

The elections of D. Trump, the Brexit, the I.S. threat, the war in Ukraine, the emergence of totalitarianism in S.E.Asia, are just a few of scary symptoms of a rising…

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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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Maqbooza Kashmir

Maqbooza Kashmir

Cédric Gerbehaye

For more than a year, a new wave of violent insurrection has been shaking Indian Kashmir. In nearly 36 months, the fighting resulted in the death of 130 combatants, about…

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Unaccompanied minors in Serbia

Unaccompanied minors in Serbia

Alessandro Penso

Further along the Balkans route, I found 1,500 people stuck, living in old industrial warehouses in the Serbian capital Belgrade. More than half of these people were unaccompanied minors who…

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Beyond the Boundaries

Beyond the Boundaries

Elena Anosova

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

Fractured State

Dominic Nahr

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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Shelter from the Storm

Shelter from the Storm

Hannah Reyes Morales

In the Philippines, displaced women and girls wind up in sex trade after typhoons ‘Shelter from the Storm’ examines how the displacement of Filipina women after frequent typhoons have made…

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Cambodia, Women at the Forefront of Resistance

Cambodia, Women at the Forefront of Resistance

John Vink

Cambodia has seen an accelerated erosion of democratic values and human rights over the last 15 years. The hope within the population of living in a peaceful country where one…

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Migrant Workers Journey

Migrant Workers Journey

Alessandro Penso

The project “Migrant Workers Journey” describes and documents the social and human working conditions of migrants employed illegally in Italy in the agricultural sector, mainly as seasonal worker during the…

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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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Woman with a monkey - Caucasus in short notes and photographs

Woman with a monkey - Caucasus in short notes and photographs

Justyna Mielnikiewicz

This work ( which in 2014 was published as a book ) is my story of experiencing life in the Caucasus, by virtue of Georgia, where I live since 2002.…

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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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In Jesus’ Name

In Jesus’ Name

Christian Lutz

From 2003 to 2012 Christian Lutz’s primary focus is to create a trilogy on power. The political component, Protokoll, was released in 2007 and in 2010 the photographer tackles economic…

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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

Still Man

Kitra Cahana

“When my nape exploded, I entered another dimension; inchoate, sub-planetary, protozoan.” - Rabbi Ronnie Cahana In the summer of 2011 my father, Rabbi Ronnie Cahana, had a severe brain-stem stroke…

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