There are five nationalities of reindeer herders that live on the territory of the Republic: Even, Evenk, Yukagir, Chukchi and Dolgan. All of them are smaller populations, for instance the total number of Yukagir in the world at this moment is only 1509 people. During the period of one year I traveled with reindeer herders in different parts of Yakutia. I witnessed a unique culture that almost has not changed for centuries.
In the age of urbanization and technological progress these people have maintained an ability to live in complete harmony with nature and each other.
— Evgenia Arbugaeva
Evgenia Arbugaeva was one of the photographers who participated in Lens Culture FotoFest Paris 2010. The expert reviewers awarded her a 400€ prize to design and print her own photobook at Blurb.com.
A conceptual exploration into many facets of human identity using notions of time, accumulation, memory and distance — based on personal correspondences with men serving life and death-row sentences in maximum security prisons in the USA.
Video: The Northern Norwegian fishing and whaling communities are being challenged by the young people leaving these small islands for a different life. The traditions and cultures are being lost as the youth migrate to the mainland and never return.
Recent large-scale migrations into the UK at the Calais border crossing have fueled debate in the media — here is a current, detailed look at several of the people risking their lives in search of a better way of life.