Somehow through time and space, ’80′s Heavy Metal’ met ‘Cowboy’ and took root in Botswana and something new was born. South African photographer Franck Marshall documents a subculture he calls ‘The Renegades,’ which grew from a classic rock band that was formed in Botswana in the 70s and evolved through the decades. The subjects are […]
Situated in Northwest of India, the holy Sikh city of Amritsar is home to the Golden Temple, the shining heart of the Sikh faith. The Sikhs have descended from a warrior clan with a proud martial history. Yet, despite this, Amritsar is an incredibly peaceful and serene city.
For their exhibition The Beautiful Future at Beijing Design Week, Nick Bonner and Dominic Johnson-Hill commissioned paintings of modern China from North Korean artists. The results were these remarkable pictures. At first glance they have the naivety of 1950s Americana, but on further examination, they seem to have been purposefully composed to capture a national […]
Göbekli Tepe is regarded as an archaeological discovery of the greatest importance since it could profoundly change the understanding of a crucial stage in the development of human society. It is located at the top of a mountain ridge in the Southeastern Anatolia Region of Turkey, northeast of the town of Şanlıurfa (formerly Urfa/Edessa). It […]
The Aghoris are distinct from other Hindu sects and Sadu’s (priests) as a result of their alcoholic and cannibalistic ceremonies. Skulls and other human bones are obtained from the cremation grounds and used due to them having life-force which they believe can be harnessed for ritual purposes.
I’m a bit of a fan boy for Charles Fréger. His photography is always brilliant in concept and perfectly realised. Recently, he travelled to 19 European countries over two years in an effort to unearth Europe’s ancient past and its obsession with Paganism for his book Wilder Mann. It turns out that Pagan traditions are […]
George Osodi photographs are as powerful as they are intimate. You get a glimpse into a royal world, a timeless world and get a sense of the strong traditions, costumes and cultures represented by these images.