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The parallels

Tatyana Kolbatova traveled through the space and time in three different cities. Imaginary constructions reflecting reality are becoming it them selves.

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The photos in this volume are personal records of events that have taken place in the physical world. They are about discovery, not creation; about finding out, not inventing – for other people to see how the photographer has framed what he has witnessed. These photos are meant to educate us. And they will, provided we are willing.

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Exotic Summer

I am feeling nothing. Complete insensitivity. And this is happiness that you consume in small portions sharing it with others. I am swinning toward the shore my “companions” are waiting impatiently.

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Mastering this split image is the role which photographers of African origin have assigned themselves, sometimes against their better judgement, in order to avoid misunderstandings.

Irrespective of housewives and girls take part in this job. They collect the stones from the hilly region and break it into small pieces. © Dipayan Bose
Documentary

Life in a quarry

Almost five years back, when Ajodhya upper damp was being constructed, if Japanese engineers didn't leave those unused stones in the valley, the scenario could have been different.

Documentary

Unnoticed

Delving deep into the city of Belfast at night, I navigated through the industrial, commercial and residential areas, and found myself drawn to those dark and often disquieting spaces now illuminated by domestic lights, street lamps and neon signs.

Stories

Mal di Ladakh

The short story of my first trip to India. Every place visited gave me something, and everything translates into a sort of inner peace in this ocean of contradictions and restlessness in my soul. Faces that for a few moments have met mine…

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A 48 Hours Bangladeshi Wedding!

A 48 Hours Bangladeshi Wedding!, photo essay by Shafkat Anowar, from Honolulu, United States. On the stage of a Bangladeshi home wedding in Hawaii. Speaking of ethnic cultures found in Hawaii people mostly highlight the ones frequently observed and celebrated.

Documentary

Life at Bazarhathnoor

People are scared to travel through rough and uneven terrains to reach nearby towns. There are no pathways either in many villages. Despite repeated appeals to the state government, the hardships of the villagers continue.

Photo exhibition

Skin Deep

Photographic exhibition: Andreas Fux, Pedro Slim, Karlheinz Weinberger. This skin, that holds the poetry to contain us, is not a blank page. Grain, color, thickness, reactivity, hairiness, scars, marks, it reflects the body and expresses the power of biology and time…

Documentary

Impact of nuclear radiation in Jadugoda

Jadugoda. The Dark Underbelly of Uranium Mining in India. A curse called uranium has poisoned generations and will continue to haunt all future generations too. After gathering such details regarding the place, I decided to visit the place to document the radiation affected people and their daily life.

Ethical question

The human fence

Do walls contribute to a sense of insecurity as much as they assuage fears and create a sense of security for those 'behind the line'? Exactly what kind of security is associated with border walls?