Squatting amid the luxury hotels and malls of modern Kowloon is a dilapidated structure resembling a dirty vent of a giant subterranean machine. This is Chung King Mansions.
Liu Bolin the invisible artist/photographer from China produces quite amazing photographs. Now you see him, now you don’t, Bolin spends about 10 hours shooting each photograph where he paints himself with the aid of assistants to blend into his landscape environment. Here are a few videos of Bolin and his work.
Papua is the largest province in Indonesia and it’s home to approximately 1% of Indonesia’s population. However, approximately 40% of all HIV/AIDS cases in Indonesia are located in Papua.
In the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Christians represent 2.5% of the population – a minority living in a climate of tension and repression due to the institution of Sharia. Social segregation forces them to the most humble of work.
A short documentary film on photographer Sean Lee and his latest award-winning Homework photographs featuring portraits of his family. We step into the Lee household for an intimate glimpse of the Lee family and how they spend Sundays in Sean’s little HDB bedroom creating his latest set of portrait images titled Strangers. Sean Lee first won the Special Jury Prize in the Angkor Photo Festival in 2007, and was later nominated for the prestigious Prix Découverte in the Les Recontres d’Arles (Arles Photo Festival) in France. He also received a Paul Huf award nomination given out by the Foam Fotografiemuseum in Amsterdam. …
This is a new series of photographs I began taking since the beginning of last year. Last November, I was inspired by the minimalist beauty of black and white photography.
Prostitution and drug addiction are linked in Israel. Most of the prostitutes (estimations vary between 60 % and 90 %) are also drug addicts, mainly to heroine, which is the most common drug in Israel. Some women become prostitutes only to finance their addiction.
This collection documents the scenes, behind the glitz or kitsch (to the younger generation) capturing the preparation, anticipation, excitement, professionalism and emotions of Getai performers, whose fan-base and appeal more than doubles at every Ghost festival.
Tajen: Between Ritual and Gambling Tajen is the Balinese word for traditional cock fighting on the island of Bali. Two cocks fight each other with sharp side knives called Taji tied to their legs. This is a most popular game for balinese men. In the beginning, Tajen was part of a religious ritual called Tabuh Rah in the Hindu society. Tabuh Rah prescribes the dripping of blood to the earth as a ritual against Bhuta Kala (evil). These days society has changed and Tajen is more a form of entertainment closely related to gambling than a religious activity. Photographer: Agung Parameswara …
In the Solomon Islands, when a man wants to marry a girl, he and his family has to buy the bride with shell money, necklaces made from sea shells.
Hoping to do something different I decided to take the longest train journey in India – not only to know more about the nation but also to take it up as a personal challenge.
People Of The Cube Singapore National Day Parade performers stepping out on The Cube, a key set on stage. The seven-storey steel cube transforms and two-man teams manually turn the sections around as needed. Photographer: Kin Mun Lee a.k.a mrbrown Camera: Canon 5D Mk II Website: mrbrown.com
A 15 minute video documentary of Japanese street photographer Junku Nishimura in Singapore when he came for the official opening of the IPA Gallery.
‘Dead Light’ – 1. Light that no longer moves, but has been caught, preserved, mummified in photographic materials – a paper necropolis that still emanates phantasmal energy…
We are excited to announce our collaboration with Leica Camera on a one day Street Photography Workshop in Singapore on Saturday 27th August 2011 (update: rescheduled to Saturday 1st October). The full day Street Photography Workshop is open to advanced amateurs and enthusiasts with cameras of their choice, and consists of theory and practical shooting sessions. Participants don’t have to be Leica owners; anyone with an interest to learn how to appreciate and take better street photography are invited. Lunch and light refreshments will be provided. The Leica x IPA M9 Street Photography Workshop will be conducted by Kevin WY Lee, founder …