The Dinka are a Nilotic ethnic group from South Sudan. They live from the tenth century on both sides of the Nile River and speak a language belonging to the Nilo-Saharan group. They are about three million and are divided into about 21 groups, each with its own legitimate leader.Read Article
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These breathtaking images will leave you speechless…
Shaolin monks believe that strength comes only from the mind, because of this there are almost no limits to what they can do with their bodies during training. They practice techniques centered around balance, strength, endurance, and self defense and are able to endure unbelievable amounts of pain without barely even blinking.Read Article
Eight years ago, Cordaid People in Need, the Cordaid brand that helps provide emergency aid, launched a campaign called “Small Change, Big Difference” (Kleingeld, Groot Verschil). Although this campaign hasn’t been promoted for eight years, the images are still out there, online. And they are now being found by people and organizations from all over the world. Just like I did. They have been shared tens of thousands of times, as if the campaign is still ongoing. Given that this “old” campaign is now inadvertently going “viral”, I revisit the story behind it.Read Article
The evening sun sits low in the smoggy Beijing sky. Beneath a staid, maroon apartment block, Jiang Ying, 24, is stirring from her bed after having slept through the day. Day is night and night is day anyway, in the window-less world she inhabits three floors below ground.Read Article
Carl Kleiner is a Swedish photographer based in Stockholm. His distinctive images have been published in fashion magazines, and on billboards around the world.Read Article
“The reality is there but you do not notice it. You do not want to see it”. This is how photojournalist Czuko Williams expresses how many times society tries to escape from social issues such as immigration, evictions, homelessness or the rights of children. Williams is one of four finalists in the XVIII edition of International Humanitarian Photography Award Luis Valtueña, organized by Médicos del Mundo, which this year was focused on these four issues.Read Article
The project has for title ‘Impermanence’ and it is the visual result of the symbiosis between film matter and organic matter.
Seung-Hwan OH, a.k.a. Tonio Oh, works and lives in Seoul, where he was born and raised until he moved to New York, where he studied film and photography at Hunter College. His work and practice stems from his interest and approach towards other disciplinary thoughts and ideas, from philosophy to sciences.
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.Read Article
Signs are one of the most important symbols of traveling. If you understand the language they are written on they are useful. If not, some of them might be seen as art. Here is a little collection of some I´ve found during my trips.Read Article
After the success of the article about the old Finnish people with things on their heads (amaze yourself here) it seems that men around the world are putting beautiful arrangements of flowers into their beards.Read Article