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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Through fifty years in photography, I have entered worlds in transition, seen people isolated, abused, abandoned, and invisible. I work out of a frame of mind that is constantly changing, challenging perceptions and prejudices. I view my work as a series. I often find myself an outsider on the inside discovering beauty and meaning in […]

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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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In this APWS Spotlight bi-weekly series, Jessica Lim presents work from previous participants of the Angkor Photo Workshops and finds out what they have been up to. ON Destroying old heritage buildings is like killing a group of old people. ON is a combination of 2 words, OLD + NEW. OLD refers to old buildings, from […]

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Dark Light is an upcoming joint exhibition featuring the work of Magnum photographer, Abbas, and Singaporean photographer, Melisa Teo. For three years, Abbas and Melisa have journeyed through the spiritual worlds of Buddhism, Shamanism and lately Hinduism, photographing the same subjects but with contrasting perspectives and styles. We catch up with them both in this […]

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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. […]

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Exile and perseverance: The Tibetan Struggle for justice “Justice demands integrity. It’s to have a moral universe — not only know what is right or wrong but to put things in perspective, weigh things. Justice is different from violence and retribution; it requires complex accounting.” — Bell Hooks Nestled away from the chaos of the world, a […]

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Burned Pou Pring village, Sre Ampoun Commune, Pichreada district, Mondulkiri – Cambodia During the time I spent in the remote areas of Mondulkiri, Cambodia, working on an assignment for the Spanish NGO Paz y Desarrollo, I got to meet a few indigenous families in the small village of Pou Pring. They belong, or rather, used […]

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