Photo Essays

From Here to Here: Palestinian Lives Under Occupation

March 31, 2014 by Mohammad Al-Azza
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This photo essay depicts the daily lives of Palestinians, primarily from Aida Refugee Camp, located near Bethlehem in the West Bank. These photos place the historic struggles for Palestinian freedom as a backdrop against the vibrancy and hope of Palestinian communities.

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Terra dos Sonhos: Brazil’s Landless Workers Movement

May 28, 2013 by Matthew Herbert
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This photo-essay documents a group from Brazil’s Landless Workers Movement (Movimento dos Trabalhadores Rurais Sem Terra). Through images and interviews taken during and after the group invaded a farm in the coastal state of Espirito Santo, the essay explores the motivations, dreams, and fears of the group’s members. 1. Out in the countryside of western […]

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A Ugandan in Southeast Asia

May 24, 2013 by Patrick Kabanda
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It was as if I was in Thailand before I got there. The similarities with my country Uganda—landscape, banana plantations, flowers, and fruits—were arresting. On road trips, there were moments I thought I was in Africa, but the majestic Buddhas are nowhere in the Uganda I know. I made my first trip to Asia in […]

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Countries of the Former Soviet Union

April 2, 2013 by Aaron Pultz
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This photographic essay surveys four countries—Georgia, Armenia, Ukraine, and Kyrgyzstan—documenting the people and places of the Former Soviet Union (FSU) over twenty years after the dissolution of the communist empire they belonged to. Each country faces its own challenges, whether they are economic, political, or cultural. Some have remained close to their former Russian masters, […]

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