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A sharp increase in global unemployment rates was one of the well-observed results of the economical crisis rose in the last months of 2008. In many countries, following the crisis, the unemployment rate set new records, sometimes even month by month. More and more unemployed are seen to have taken to the streets to make [...]
UK based photographer Mark Seager has a slideshow on his website with images from a book project he is working on called Palestinian Taxi. View Mark’s multimedia presentation on his website www.markseager.com.
NEW YORK, NEW YORK (October 3, 2008) – Award-winning photojournalist James Nachtwey revealed today the disease XDR-TB as the subject of his TED Prize wish. Nachtwey is premiering a slideshow that is the culmination of his wish to share an underreported worldwide story using news photography in the digital age. The story will be spread [...]
China’s northwest region is being overtaken with sand. The deserts are creeping over in part because of weather changes linked to climate change. British photojournalist Sean Gallagher traveled to Ningxia to document China’s desertification. Visit www.gallagher-photo.com for the essay and more.
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 [...]
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 [...]
2007 Emerging Photographer Fund finalist Chris Bickford is working on a long-term project on the feast of Carnival and the multitude of expressions it has taken on worldwide. For the last two winters he travelled to Italy to document the Carnival of Venice, one of the oldest and most vibrant Carnival celebrations in [...]
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 [...]
From Guillaume Poli: Spread between Turkey, Iran, Irak and Syria, the Kurds make the world’s biggest landless minority. In Turkey, they represent 25% of the population and despite this, they face a significant assimilation policy. Have they not been called “The Mountainous Turks” due to their original lands in the mountains in EasternTurkey ? The [...]
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.