Nomad children in northern Nagqu, near Ambo, on a cold November evening. Tibet.
©Biswaranjan Rout – AP – The Niyamraja Festival | February 22, 2014
Every year members of India’s Dongria tribe celebrate this two-day long festival sacrificing animals and birds in worship of their deity in Kalahandi district, Orissa, India.
In this 2010 series titled ‘Turkana’, Nga’s photographs highlight the people of the Turkana region of Kenya – perhaps the area worst hit by drought in the country. According to Nga, the Turkana are ‘dwindling in numbers’ due to drought and subsequent neglect from them Kenyan government. Devastatingly, as a result of food and water shortages and with little to no aid reaching them, for some of the people photographed by Nga, these are the very last images of them. Shortly after photographing them, several of the individuals photographed passed away as a result of starvation caused by drought.
A boy named Zahar sits on an old car in a village called Rossiyka near Krasnoyarsk.
An eighth-grade student plays in a pick-up soccer match with her girlfriends in the Mari El Republic between the Russian cities of Kazan and Nizhny Novgorod.
©Bulent Kilic – AFP – Getty Images
An anti-government demonstrator sit behind a barricade on February 21, 2014 at the Independent square in Kiev.
William S. Burroughs’s piercing gaze captured at a reading, date unknown.
Shawn Baldwin is a photojournalist and documentary photographer based in Cairo, Egypt whose work has appeared in The New York Times, Stern, Newsweek, Vanity Fair, Bloomberg Markets and the New York Times Magazine.
Shawn lived in Baghdad for three years covering the war in Iraq while documenting the plight of the Iraqi people and the struggle of US forces serving there. Since that time he has worked throughout the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Europe on stories ranging from extreme poverty in the slums of Mumbai to the revolutions in Egypt and Libya. Source: http://www.shawnbaldwin.com/#/biography
©Chiara Goia – Mongolia in winter
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Syrian rebel fighters take cover amid flying debris and shrapnel after being hit by a tank shell from the Syrian Army in the Ain Tarma neighborhood of Damascus, Syria, on Jan. 30, 2013.
Reuters : Goran Tomasevic
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A boy lifts heavy bricks as he works at brick factory in Lalitpur, Nepal on Feb. 10, 2014. Indian and Nepali seasonal migrant labourers work at brick factories around Kathmandu valley.
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