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 eastern Poland, the word Karczeb is used to describe a stubborn tree stump as well as a farmer firmly rooted to the land he cultivates.'s book gives us a personal look at these people and their way of life.
The 4th biennial PhotoQuai outdoor festival of photography in Paris offers a unique view through the eyes and lenses of other lands and people, made by insiders, and offered on a world stage.