Black Farmers in America are facing extinction within the next decade, due to relentless discrimination from the US government lending institutions, and changing agricultural economics. John Ficara has documented their struggle in a powerful series of photographs. View the Photography Channel’s Presentation of Forty Acres and a Dream.
New Delhi based Sanjit Das has some beautiful images of the Dongria Kondh community. They are the indigenous Kondh tribes who have lived in the lush forests of Niyamgiri hills, in Kalahandi and Raygoda districts of Orissa. According to Das’ website: “They have survived foraging in the forests, raising livestocks and through agriculture. Now, local families [...]
Russian born Diana Markosian, a freelance photojournalist and multimedia producer working out of Russia and the former Soviet Union, has a great set of images on her portfolio site about the areas around the Chernobyl nuclear plant. Normally we do not feature work unless there is a direct link to it, but we thought this was [...]
The New York Times web site published an article in December about Robert Frank and his book The Americans. There is a story as well as a companion piece with audio interviews with the photographer. Well worth reading and listening to. Click here to read the story on the Times’ site. Click here to listen [...]
German photographer Ole Elfenkaemper has a really nice set of images from his story “Waiting for a Better Past,” about the environment and the working class in Albania. See more of the work on his website: Waiting for a Better Past. Please feel free to return to this page and comment on the work we [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]