Afghanistan based photojournalist Zalmaï has an essay about the ongoing internal conflicts between La FARC and other paramilitary groups In Colombia that have forced more than 3.3 million flee their homes and seek shelter elsewhere in the country. The displaced people mostly come from the countryside and move to big cities like Bogota, Medellin, or Cartagena. [...]
Chilean born photojournalist Tomas Munita has a set of images on the NYT LENS blog for a story about how after President Hosni Mubarak’s rule was toppled, the euphoria of Egypt’s political spring has broken down into feelings of discontent. See more at NYT LENS: www.nytimes.com.
Natan Dvir was raised in Israel and regularly exposed to strong religious, social and political beliefs and ideas from an early age. He says the regionʼs history combined with the volatile political situation today, result in a complex and intense reality in which people emphatically and publicly express themselves. In his essay Belief, Dvir explores [...]
The art of Burlesque has at last found a firm benchmark also in Italy. It is the Sick Girls who have been putting on and performing this type of show since 2004. Their immediacy, spontaneity, style and attitude make them capable of assimilating the motions of this Art and enable them to personalize the performance. [...]
Photographer Oliver Weber shows the everyday life behind the oriental facade of the ancient city of Marrakech. Weber lives and works on the Canary Island of La Gomera. His specialty areas are reportage, portrait and what has come to be recognized as street photography. He has become more widely known through numerous features with reputable [...]
Czech Republic photojournalist Jan Sochor has a slideshow illustrating the intense poverty and dire living conditions in Haiti. Sochor is based in South America and Europe. You can view his slideshow on his website at www.jansochor.com.
In 2008 more than 55,000 families lost their homes in North Carolina. For many, it was an inability to keep up with their increasing adjustable rate mortgage (ARM) that ultimately led them to lose their home. In a sad and ironic turn, the 8-year term of President George W. Bush, who vigorously endorsed a culture [...]
On May 4, 2008, cyclone Nargris ripped through the southern delta region of Burma. Photojournalist Adam Dean covered the aftermath. View his images of the catastrophe on his website at www.adamdean.net.