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.
wondered what it would feel like to be naked in the big city. So she embarked on a project of self-portraits in some unlikely public places.
The winter of 2013 changed Ukraine forever — three months of bloody clashes, tears, fear, Molotov cocktails, burning car tires, deaths, and the impassioned clash of groups with two opposing world views. Here are 60 cinematic images with captions and an impassioned personal photoessay. It is on the shortlist to win the Prix Pictet this year.
Male ballet dancers, as young as 14, unknowingly challenge our ideas of masculinity and athletic sports, while pushing us to reconsider our notions of gender and vulnerability.