The Force of Nature series is comprised of mosaics of closely cropped photos of the body layered with found photos of natural disasters. Natural disasters are used as a way of expressing forces out of our control, while body parts express the personal and visceral. Together these combined images explore themes of chaos and control, love and loss, inner turmoil and outer calm, exposure and concealment. When viewed from a distance, these images are experienced as one thing, and yet another when viewed up close.
— Marcella S. Davis
An old woman leads a cult-like community in the practice of Sufi rituals on a holy mountain in the far reaches of Kazakhstan. Photo-essay by.
Elegantly lit portraits try to restore a bit of dignity to the animals that nourish us and work for us but that we almost always view simply as a commodity.
Day in and day out, men from an African brick quarry extract from the earth the basic building blocks of their world—and in the process, create an ever-changing work of earth art.