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
LGBTI rights in Africa often clash with traditional African culture in which same-sex relationships are deemed 'un-African' and where homophobia is rampant. This is especially the case in the suburbs of the big cities like Cape Town or Johannesburg, where intolerance often leads to violence against women like Chedino and her friends — read their stories in this great photoessay.
An intimate family album documents the freedoms of childhood among six siblings "at the edge of the world" in rural France — this time in color.
After giving up their life savings and braving death, what happens to the African migrants who actually succeed in crossing the Mediterrenean? A report on a migrant "reception center" on the coast of Sicily, where refugees are welcomed with something approaching incarceration.