Danila Tkachenko: Escape

I travelled in search of people who have decided to escape from social life and live all alone in wild nature, far away from any villages, towns or other people. Most of my trips were done in Russia. I grew up in the heart of the big city, but I’ve...

Sasha Maslov: Veterans

Veterans is a series of portraits of people who took part in the Second World War – the one event in human history that could not – and still cannot- be compared with any other event on the scale of catastrophe, human tragedy, and the degree of impact on the...

Alex Webb: India Spice

Spices are no longer the impetus of conquest and colonization they once were, but they continue to suffuse cuisines worldwide. Spices have long defined the rich, complex South India cuisine— known for its hot red chilies and saffron-hued turmeric that are produced in the region—spices that also seem to be...

Claudio Rasano: South Africa

Series shows the hard side of life in South Africa using portraits and landscapes. Portraits are frontal taken at eye level, looking directly and ahead, the face cast in shadow showing a strong and determined expression.The portraits are  evident that the  person is the  subject of interest  reflecting the face...

Jenny Riffle: Scavenger

“There comes a time in every rightly constructed boy's life when he has a raging desire to go somewhere and dig for hidden treasure.” -Mark Twain, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Riley grew up in rural eastern Washington. As a child he read Mark Twain’s stories of Tom Sawyer and...

Shoccara Marcus: Choreographing My Past

Often when we consider media works of documentary stature, we think in terms like ‘voluminous, detailed, comprehensive, and even exhaustive in nature.’ Typically when we visit the self-portraits of photographers and visual artists, we witness them [the subject] experiencing a mood or attitude that is expressed through a single snap...

Nick Bowers: Scared Scientists portraits

In his black-and-white photography series "Scared Scientists," Nick Bowers captures a raw element not often associated with scientific knowledge. For the series, Bowers interviewed a selection of scientists in varying fields, capturing the frightened looks on their faces while they contemplated their findings. The photos are minimalist but intense, each...

Bangladesh’s Third Gender

Bangladeshi photographer Shahria Sharmin grew up believing that Hijras -- individuals who were designated male at birth but adopted feminine gender roles later in life -- were "less than human." Their physical appearance, their behavior and their general way of life, she explains, set them apart in her country's conservative...