Rodeo Girls is an ongoing portrait project about young girls from Texas who compete in rodeos.
These individuals have a fundamentally different idea about their femininity and a contrasting attitude towards gender roles. They are engaged in activities that traditionally were reserved for men; they possess great physical strength and demonstrate their dominance over animals.
I am interested in the limitation these girls face in expressing their femininity and the transference of it onto animals.
— Ilona Szwarc
In a tradition from Suriname (and now popular in The Netherlands), men gather early each Sunday morning to compete in a friendly way — to see who has the sweetest singing bird. 15 portraits of men and their birds.
A fascinating exhibition that returns to the sources of tattooing and tells the story of the practice's transformation into a permanent, globalized phenomenon.
Belief in magical beings is widespread in Iceland. But as this enrapturing series shows, if there is any place to believe in magic, Iceland must be that place.