An estimated 20,000 children were born from rapes committed during the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. Intended Consequences chronicles the lives of these women. Their narratives are embodied in portrait photographs, interviews and oral reflections about the daily challenges they face today. View the presentation on MediaStorm.
Since 2008, Magnum Photographer Larry Towell has made four trips to Afghanistan, where he is working on a long-term, in-depth photography project. He needs one more trip to finish the project, which will result in a book of photographs and text. Read more about the project Crisis in Afghanistan on Kickstarter.
Documenting what Americans throws out. by Jenna Isaacson Pfueller All Thrifty States aims to document in stills, audio and video the people, scenes and items found in thrift stores nationwide. The project hopes to provide a window into the regional selections of used goods, the current economic climate in America, the breadth of organizations that [...]
All we can say is SPECTACULAR! From Douglas Menuez website: “The Orphans of Uganda follows the inspiring journey of twenty orphans who overcame tremendous hardships to form a dance troupe and become cultural ambassadors for their troubled country. They have brought their intense energy and joy to audiences across the US over the past ten [...]
Luka Dakskobler has some nice images from a project about an old German steam engine that runs on the famous Bohinj railway line or Transalpina as the Italians call it, built between 1900 and 1906 to connect Europe with the Adriatic Sea. It includes a renovated museum car and takes tourists for rides. You can see [...]
Photo by David Alan Harvey Detroit-based artist Patricia Lay-Dorsey was diagnosed with chronic progressive Multiple Sclerosis in 1988. Twenty years later she turned her camera on herself and began taking self-portraits with the intention of showing from the inside the day-to-day life of a person with a disability. The photographs chronicle the struggles and achievements [...]
According to her bio, Rebecca Gaal, an international photojournalist, is best known for her work with cultural documentation. Her work on India is a excellent example of exactly that. She has a set of stunningly beautiful images on India as well as wonderful work on other countries in her Photoshelter archive. Please take a look. [...]
James Whitlow Delano’s coverage of Cyclone Nargis, a category 4 storm, that slammed into Burma’s Irrawaddy River Delta in May 2008, is one of the entries in the 2009 PhotoPhilanthropy Awards. View the essay here at www.photophilanthropy.org. More of James Whitlow Delano’s work can be found on his website www.jameswhitlowdelano.com.