Yaroslav Bulavin: Russian Lifestyle

A documentary photo project about the life of Russian girls in student dormitories and communal apartments. Photos were taken in 2018 in St. Petersburg and Moscow. A communal apartment is a legacy of the USSR, an apartment in which rooms are divided between different residents with a common bathroom and...

Snezhana von Buedingen: Meeting Sofie

Says Snezhana: I got to know Sofie, 19 jars old girl with Down Syndrom, in the autumn of 2017. She’d just finished school and spent almost every day on the family estate in Eilensted (Germany). Visiting Sofie and her family for over a year, I experienced their everyday lives; sharing...

Tatsiana Tkachova: Between right and shame

Says Tatsiana: Two years ago I found out that my mother had an abortion in her past. I asked her about it. Mom spoke reluctantly, almost in a whisper. “Abortion” is a taboo word for many women in Belarus. They try not to pronounce it or replace it with another...

Alessio Maximilian Schroder: The Shape of Self

Says Alessio: In a landmark judgment, in 2014, the Indian Supreme Court recognized the status of a Third Gender for Transgenders and Hijras, asking the Central Government to treat Transgenders as a socially and economically deprived social category that needs educational and employment reservation. Some four years later, on 6th...

Bruce Osborn: OYAKO

Says Bruce: Oyako is the Japanese word for parent and child and I have been taking this series since 1982. It all started with a magazine assignment to photograph punk musicians when I hit on the idea of photographing them with their parents. I thought it would be an amusing...

Leyla Karipova: Social Dislocation

The Social Dislocation project is a narration of young people who in childhood and adolescence faced an aggressive reaction to their appearance, physical and mental characteristics that influenced their social adaptation. This is a story about how the heroes of the project cope with their life problems, develop resilience and...

Biljana Jurukovski: Painted Souls

Macedonian-Australian photographer Biljana Jurukovski has been fascinated by different cultures since childhood. For the past five years, she has focused her craft on taking moving portraits of different cultures around the world. In particular, her Painted Souls series hones in on the beauty of the Surma tribe. Living on the...

Tobin Jones: Demographica

The image of Kenya tends to be one of nomadic tribes dressed in red and adorned with beads, but the reality is much different. More than a quarter of Kenya’s population today live in cities and, while the country has forty two tribes, the majority of people belong to just...

Julia Gunther: The Black Mambas

The Black Mambas are an almost exclusively female anti poaching unit which operates, unarmed, in Balule Nature Reserve, near Kruger National Park, in north-eastern South Africa. They are trained in anti-poaching and survival skills and are taught to identify and track humans and animals, how to blend in with their...

Anne-Sophie Guillet: Inner Self

Anne-Sophie Guillet pays special attention to the randomicity of daily commutes, to androgynous looking people of an indistinct gender. Far from fixed appearances, everything in her work is fluid, impermanent, and transitory. For many years now, the artist has shot around thirty-four portraits in medium format using natural light. Her...