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
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.
In these empty, yet eerily haunting photographs, we are confronted by the locations in which young men were executed by their own compatriots for offenses such as desertion or cowardice.