Italian photojournalist Marco Baroncini’s excellent work about the Roma or Gypsies living in poverty and suffering from discrimination in Rome, Italy is featured on the New York Times photography blog LENS. See his exceptional images at on LENS. His portfolio, also filled with excellent work can be found at www.marcobaroncini.com.
Paris based Baptiste Giroudon’s essay “Working With Democracy” is featured on BURN Magazine. His project, which he says is “a photographic research of the concept of Democracy”, intends to show where and how in the globalized world, the concept of democracy can be “understood, reclaimed and put forward.” I am not sure if the images [...]
Freelance journalist Shane Bauer’s multimedia piece about San Francisco’s Tenderloin that is home to most of the city’s 518 single room occupancy hotels. Their eight by ten foot rooms are home to the mentally ill, HIV patients, transsexuals and drug addicts. See more about Bauer’s Hotel Poverty project on Vewd.org
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.
Photojournalist Brendan Hoffman was in Haiti following the January 12, 2010 7.0 magnitude earthquake that struck the country, killing more than 200,000 people and devastating Port-au-Prince. He photographed survivors who were mostly left homeless and without food or resources at a refugee camp near the edge of the city that was erected on a private golf [...]
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 [...]
Photojournalist Charlie Mahoney’s work on Catalonia’s only remaining active bullfighting ring in Northeastern Spain is exceptional. The ring held its last bullfight on September 25, 2011. Charlie is a member of Prime Collective. See his essay here at: www.primecollective.com. Please feel free to return to this page and comment on the work we have featured. [...]
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.