The Northern Norwegian fishing and whaling communities are being challenged by the young people leaving these small islands for a different life. The traditions and cultures are being lost as the youth migrate to the mainland and never return.
— Marcus Bleasdale
All the tensions, joys, ups and downs that go with the territory of being in a family—and finding love for a child born with Down syndrome.
The dense, rich, black-and-white tones of this photobook bear witness to the mystical and the magical that still lie in the remotest corners of this ancient land.
Inspired by the subtle aesthetic of wabi-sabi—a philosophy of reduction, modesty and the beauty of imperfection—these luminous images offer an enchanting gaze on the world around us.
In this unique series,overlays mosaics of closely cropped photos of human bodies with found photos of natural disasters, raising a multitude of questions about nature, chaos and control.