Chinese fotografie is een complex onderwerp. Een turbulente historie, uiteenlopende trends en fotografen die niet samen willen werken. Wij spraken drie belangrijke spelers in de Chinese fotografiewereld en pijlden de stemming. Er is genoeg hoop, maar even zoveel kritiek. Heden en toekomst van Chinese fotografie in een notendop.
Opals in the Rough
While celebrating its centennial two years ago, American photographer Elliot Ross decided to visit the far-flung community of Coober Pedy. In the ‘Opal Capitol of the World’ he photographed not only the mines and subterranean houses, but more importantly the extraordinary people inhabiting this small town in the Outback.
The strength of the Sahawari women
The refugee crisis across Europe makes headlines, but it’s the people of Western Sahara who have been experiencing a refugee crisis for over 40 years. Last November was the 40th anniversary of Morocco’s invasion of Western Sahara, which forced thousands of refugees into the Algerian desert. They're still there today, living in refugee camps, dependent on international aid. Over there, it’s the Saharawari women who play a fundamental role in their matriarchal society.
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Time to post a true social media cartoon classic!
The 7 Deadly Sins of Social Media:
Lust - Tinder
Gluttony - Yelp
Greed - LinkedIn
Sloth - Netflix
Pride - Instagram
Envy - Facebook
Wrath - Twitter
(not pictured: the old testament - MySpace) pic.twitter.com/yOeqMnJmMZ
We thereby demand his unconditional release and the immediate cessation of state-perpetrated violence against protesting students, journalists and photographers in Bangladesh. (2/2) pic.twitter.com/lUcnFYKtzD
NOOR strongly condemns the abduction and detention of photographer and activist Dr. Shahidul Alam by the Bangladeshi authorities. It is our belief that the right to freedom of opinion and expression must be safeguarded at all costs. (1/2) pic.twitter.com/H8cFo1J9oH