24-year-old Sarah is a tall, robust woman with a serene air and delicate face like a China doll. Fine-tuning the last settings on her plane's panel board, she looks out for the control tower's green light so that she may take off at last.
Sarah flies to tenant Creekn a 90-minute flight from Alce Springs. It's the longest round for a postman in the state of Northern territory. 221 000 people are spread over a surface area close to 1 400 000 square kilometres, or the equivalent of 0,16 people per km2.
Their names are Angela, Loredana, Rita, Antonella, or Giuseppina...
Their fathers, grandfathers, and great-grandfathers were dock workers. They are the first generation of women dockers in the port of Palermo. There are about fifteen of them among around one hundred port workers – a higher percentage than in any other port in the world.
In this 7 sqm territory, the GDP per capita is one of the highest in the world. Yet, going through the airport tarmac, which is the border with Spain, into the city, no exterior sign of wealth catches the eye of the visitor. No skyscraper or Formula 1 circuit, this is not Monaco, Hong-Kong, Dubai or any other bling fiscal paradise.
Greenland is going through very important changes these recent years. Within two generations Greenlanders went from a traditional hunting and fishing life to a western-like way of life. How do youngsters from Greenland coop with this mutation?
For the fourth consecutive year, the Sharjah Light Festival will take place from 6 to 14 February 2014 in the city of Sharjah, around thirty kilometres from Dubai (United Arab Emirates).
Exhition presented from August 30 to September 14, Couvent des Minimes, Perpignan.
The Rohingya of Myanmar are among the most persecuted minorities on the planet, according to the UN.
They are a Muslim minority, present in Arakan, in the northwest of the country. Since June 2012, the abuses committed against them have multiplied. Since these confrontations, more than 140 000 people have been shut up in camps of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the Sittwe region.
Philippe Schuller has been attracted to this period of history for many years and has sought inspiration over time through visual testimonials, photographs and sound archives from civilians but also from soldiers. In recent years, he has undertaken a Europe-wide search for remains, deeply buried, from the sites of former battlefields and has worked to showcase this heritage that often remains hidden.
Discreetly encased in the stained-glass window above the main entrance to the Église Saint-Germain de Préaux-du-Perche, the fading photographs of residents of the town who died in combat during World War I call to mind the sacrifice of our forebears in a very unique way.
They are 16, 20 or 40 year-olds, they dress in the fashions of the 1940s and ‘50s, decorate their interiors with old-fashioned furniture, drive collector’s cars and get together for car races or rockabilly festivals. Their passion unites them: passion for rock'n'roll by the likes of Johnny Cash, Bill Haley or Elvis Presley.
Robert Kluba invites us on a time warp to the 1950s, with the “Rock'n'Rollers” from Berlin, Germany to Paris, France.
Coming out of the closet, a privacy issue, is described and experienced variously as a psychological process or journey; decision-making or risk-taking; a strategy or plan; a mass or public event; a speech act and a matter of personal identity; a rite of passage; liberation or emancipation from oppression; a means toward feeling gay pride instead of shame and social stigma; or even career suicide…