Posts Tagged with: people

Jan
02

‘Before they pass away’, an explorational journey of tribes around the world

posted on January 2nd 2015 in Documentary & Photography & Social & Travel with 0 Comments

nanet russia tribe

The purity of humanity exists. It is there in the mountains, the ice fields, the jungle, along the rivers and in the valleys. Jimmy Nelson found the last tribesmen and observed them. He smiled and drank their mysterious brews before taking out his camera.

He shared what real people share: vibrations, invisible but palpable. He adjusted his antenna to the same frequency as theirs. As trust grew, a shared understanding of the mission developed: the world must never forget the way things were.

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May
07

Old Finnish People With Things On Their Heads

posted on May 7th 2013 in Photography with 353 Comments

Almost a year ago I discovered this photo series at Kiasma – The Museum of Modern Art in Helsinki, Finland.

Photographers, Karoline Hjorth and Riitta Ikonen came up with something truly peculiar and special, in their photo series Eyes As Big As Plates. Their subjects are old, super serious and Finnish, all while wearing ridiculous “organic” head pieces and attire…need I say more?

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