This series explores how one’s extreme familiarity with his environment can actually become a psychological entrapment. Singapore is so small that as Singaporeans, there is a dearth of novelty or “strangeness” in our surroundings. The series also explores how the Internet is then a medium in which Singaporean youths escape or perceive the world beyond.
The irony is that this dream is nonetheless an artificial construct. What is most revealing is how the Internet keeps us within a search bubble, constructing the way we perceive the world. Images appropriated online are not representative of the places. This reveals the incongruity between what is actual and what is being represented, and how the image is simply a projection.
— Benjamin Ziggy Lee
An enlightening, wide-ranging interview with NGM editor Kathy Moran—touching upon humanity's visual storytelling DNA, the transformative power of images and the fundamental universality of photography.
A beautiful new over-sized book fromdocuments the disquieting beauty of final remains in an old insane asylum.
Congo Pygmy tradition includes a two to five-year ritual for new mothers which culminates in a colorful dancing and singing performance—these photographs are staged re-creations of these unique celebrations.
At an age when social, sexual, and educational explorations are at their highest point, the life of an eighteen-year-old Israeli girl is interrupted to serve in an army involved in daily conflict and war.