This projects consists of a vast suite of classic mid format celluloid film portraits of tribes people in the Omo Valley in southwest Ethiopia, near the Sudanese border, a grim and unforgiving, unaccessible roadless area which Claes Britton has also visited, on a river expedition back in 1988. To date, selections of the prints have been exhibited in Borås, Stockholm, Landskrona and Halmstad in Sweden.
Russian amateur street fights, captured through the eye of Alexander Taran. There’s no time limit, only a knockout or a surrender stops the fight. For this photographic series, Taran was awarded the first prize in the Sports category at the World Press Photo Awards 2012.
No monuments while travelling is series of photographs collected at locations that are in some way associated with traveling. From the road itself to small rooms of hotels. They visualize the opposite of typical tourist photos and question them. We are used to see smiling faces, monuments and spots from the trip. This series by Mario Pucic does not offer the standard information about our status, location or ourselves. Source: Defringe
Cheryl Dunn is a filmmaker and photographer based in New York City. For her new feature-length documentary she interviewed several notorious streetphotographers. These people have been wandering around New York City for decades, throwing themselves into the deepest corners of their city to capture its realness. Everybody Street premieres this week at Hot Docs Film Festival in Toronto. Be sure to check out the trailer.
Photographer Ruben Brulat traveled all around the world to create these fantastic, ghosty compositions of landscapes and people. There’s something vulnerable and romantic about the way he captured the immensity of nature, while at the same time emphasizing the triviality of human existence. Ruben Brulat
STREET is an unscripted 61-minute high definition video filmed by artist James Nares over one week in September 2011. The final video is a mesmerizing experiment in the nuance and beauty of everyday people and people-watching; providing a global view that extends beyond the streets of New York where it was filmed: from Battery Park to the furthest reaches of Upper Broadway, and West Side to East Side in Nares’ personal homage to actualité films. Take a look at a 2 minute selection of the…