During the day, a group of people perform a routine which is also the source of their livelihood. They work every time to scavenge garbage.
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With a new approach in traditional nature photography, Laurent tries to capture the humanity and personality of each animal with deep black and high contrasts… (photo essay by Laurent Baheux)
The Bulgarian Black Sea was swamped by a three meter high tidal wave that came not from the sea, but from the nearby woodland. It swept away houses, trees and cars and caused the death of 13 people, including 4 children…
L’exposition “L’Eau et les Rêves” propose une incursion dans l’univers photographique de grands contemporains.
he Green Island project was created out of the need to bring citizens back to a dimension of greater harmony between the urban fabric and the natural space. Green Island sets out to provide a moment of reflection, as well as giving space to planning energies addressing key themes such as sustainability, urban green areas […]
The last global farmers shelter in rifts and unreachable ravines enveloped in loneliness huddle on the margins and scraps of earth still damp from warm, organic contact and human touch. Precarious land that is alive because of extreme poverty.
Writer(s): Michele Smargiassi
When they came to tell us that farming without farmers could exist we smiled. But now we have uninhabited expanses of land, mechanization, greenhouse plants untouched by human hand.
AzumaCenterFukushima, 2011. We arrived to Fukushima at 9.47. A colleague from Ryo Abe was waiting for us and came with us to the Azuma Evacuation Center, where friend and architecture’s students arranged a workshop in order to gladden the kids hosts in the center.
he most terrible technological accident of human history knows: Chernobyl, once an unknown place in the rich land of the Ukraine. Now a single chilling word that still casts a dark shadow of death and contamination. Twenty-five years after the disaster that struck Europe, the tragedy continues. Many people live in villages close to the […]
Some 20 years after the nuclear reactor incident of April 26, 1986. Chernobyl lies 100 kilometers north of the capital city of Kiev, in a boreal forest of winding rivers and dark bogs.
Our planet is in crisis; a crisis captured through this collection of photo essays taken by world-class photographers. It tells a story of environmental degradation and gives a voice to some of the forgotten peoples who are paying the price. This issue of PRIVATE takes us on a journey across the world, highlighting the human […]
Writer(s): David Lee Summers, Elisabeth Rowe, Jo Kuper, Marcus Smith, Peter Nicholson, Tolu Ogunlesi
Céline Anaya Gautier, Slaves in Paradise, from PRIVATE 45 – Development. An Ecological Question In the Dominican Republic the story of Uncle Tom has never ended. Not far from the luxury tourist beaches, hidden behind an impenetrable curtain of sugar cane, unsanitary wooden barracks are assembled to form “bateys”. These ghettos, without water or electricity, are home […]
Danny Veys, Basurero “real life”, from PRIVATE 45 – Development. An Ecological Question I remember living for 7 years just one kilometer from “el basurero de la zone 3”, the dumpster in Guatemala city. As we moved to the house near the basurero, we could actually smell the change of life in the air. Even though it […]
Francesco Zizola, When hunger is green, from PRIVATE 45 – Development. An Ecological Question Amidst the lush dark green maize and banana leaves of Southern Ethiopia, children are dying of hunger. The hunger crisis leaves an estimated 4.6 million people in need of food, 75,000 of which are children with severe malnutrition. The heavy rain came in […]