Covered/Uncovered is a series of embroidered photographs that explores perception and interaction with the natural environment. The foundation prints reference classical landscape photography, which is uncovered. The artist combines pieces of transparency with needle & thread to emphasize the covered. The combination of a two dimensional photograph with three dimensional

The overbuilding of the territory is consuming an increasing share of agricultural area. Our suburbs are now clones of the city where shopping malls, multiplexes, industrial buildings, parking lots and social housing follow each other eroding the living space from which we derive our sustenance. In the near future Dolly,

In 2014 I documented the disappearing Sumatran rain forest and life affected by this rapid deforestation in Indonesia. Indonesia supplies half the world’s palm oil, used in hundreds of foods and cosmetics products produced as well as biofuel. Palm oil plantations are replacing four-fifths of the rain forest in Indonesia

Ronny Behnert was born in Luckenwalde, a small city in the south of Berlin, Germany. Since 1989 he lives and works in Berlin but during this time he had his second home in Frankfurt am Main and on the island of Sylt too, where he spent two years. 
He has

The land of Baikal region in Russia has always been sacred for the local indigenous peoples – buryats. After 70 years of stagnation the religious faith of their ancestors began to revive. Shamans are necessary for talking with gods and ancestors. To become a shaman you need to have not

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“The Forest is a state of Mind.” Gaston Bachelard Nesting in the Wolf Tree is an ongoing photographic series that

When framing a landscape or a wildlife picture, we avoid electric wires, modern buildings, trash or any unwanted human traces,

Phnom Penh is a unique example of our times of a capital that was almost entirely stripped of its population.

Ten classrooms at Danwon High School were spontaneously transformed into memorial sites during the Sewol Ferry Tragedy on April 16,

This is a simple photo set about the beauty in everyday life, the naturality, and self-acceptance – nude women in

There exists an innate human instinct to care about and communicate with nature. Experts in the fields of Natural Science

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Matèria is pleased to present An Investigation of the laws observable in the composition, dissolution and restoration of land, Fabio

A powerful photographic portrait, Haiti: The Perpetual Liberation shows a different, more personal, and therefore also more “ordinary” view of

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Greg Girard is a Canadian photographer who has spent much of his career in Asia. His work examines the social

Gordon Parks (1912 – 2006) was a noted American photographer, musician, writer and film director, who became prominent in U.S.

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Vintage NASA Photos of Apollo 11 Training

Apollo 11 was the spaceflight that landed the first two humans on the Moon. Mission commander Neil Armstrong and pilot

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Chicago in 1970s by John H. White

John H. White (born 1945 in Lexington, North Carolina) is an American photojournalist, recipient of a Pulitzer Prize in 1982. After working