Posts by author: IPA

South of the Clouds Swimming Club located in Kunming of Yunnan province, China, was founded in 2005. It is the first swimming school specialized in training the disabled approved by China’s General Administration of Sports and China Disabled Persons Federation.

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Join us at the IPA Gallery on 7pm Friday 23rd September ’11 for a slideshow dialogue session on ‘Independent Photography in Southeast Asia’ presented by writer/photographer Zhuang Wubin.

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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.

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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.

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One of my resolutions for the new year is to travel more and expose myself to the world. Earlier this year, I decided to visit the United States. New York has always been a dream and I was determined to visit. Fast forward two weeks in to the trip, I had a little accident and found myself in the operating room of the St. Lukes Roosevelt Hospital on Amsterdam Avenue.

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Gomma Magazine interviewed Antoine d’Agata, Magnum Photographer and tutor at the upcoming Angkor Photo Workshops. Here are some excerpts that we found insightful… “Well, I don’t believe in photography as an art or a job or anything. I think of photography as a language and I think a language should be used to speak, to […]

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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 […]

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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.

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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.

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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

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A 15 minute video documentary of Japanese street photographer Junku Nishimura in Singapore when he came for the official opening of the IPA Gallery.

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Rollover images for slideshow controls Dead Light ‘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. 2. Extremely whimsical. Not to be taken with too much gravity or seriousness. This is an extract from a much longer series […]

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