Topic: Africa

Andrew Esiebo
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#LightBoxFF: Instagram as Revolutionary Media with Andrew Esiebo

Lagos-based photographer Andrew Esiebo says Instagram offers a new future for African photographers to show their work to the world without conforming to Western media ideals.

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Cocoa War
Photo Essay

Dark Gold: Giulio Di Sturco Goes Inside Madagascar’s Cocoa War

Giulio Di Sturco visited Madagascar twice in 2013 to document the cocoa battle between the farmers who produce the beans, the gangs who steal them and the police who aim to stop the violence

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Jimmy Nelson Pictures BV
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Portraits of the Authentics: Photographing Ancient Cultures Before They Pass Away

Photographer Jimmy Nelson spent three-and-a-half years documenting the vanishing cultures of the world. His new book, Before They Pass Away, serves as visual record of what is — and what was — as the world continues evolving in 2013.

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Severely mentally disabled men and women are shackled and locked away in Juba Central Prison for years on end. The new nation of South Sudan faces a tremendous challenge to build a modern country capable of caring for all of its citizens. Juba, Sudan. January 2011. Photo Robin Hammond/Panos
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Harrowing Photos of the Mentally Ill in Sub-Saharan Africa

Robin Hammond was awarded a $30,000 grant for his work documenting mental illness in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Conflict and Costume
Out There

Jim Naughten: Conflict and Costume in Namibia

Fifteen years after his first trip to Namibia, photographer Jim Naughten returned to document the Herero tribe — a people whose history and colorful dress has been indefinitely shaped by their colonial experience.

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Viviane Sassen
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Waking Dream: Viviane Sassen’s Fashion Photography

Viviane Sassen, who is famous for her beautiful fine art photography from Africa, is also an accomplished fashion photographer with an exhibition up at the Huis Marseille Museum in Amsterdam.

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Yuri Kozyrev—NOOR for TIME
Photo Essay

After the Revolution: Libya Photographed by Yuri Kozyrev

Abigail Hauslohner drove across Libya with photographer Yuri Kozyrev, and found a new country along the way.

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North Korea Military
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David Guttenfelder: A New Look at North Korea

On May 1, 2013, photographer David Guttenfelder will be named the recipient of the 2013 Infinity Award for Photojournalism by the International Center of Photography. Guttenfelder is recognized for his continued efforts documenting daily life inside North Korea for the Associated Press, as part of the team running the agency’s new bureau in the country. His work provides an unparalleled look behind the curtain of life in the North.

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A soldier of the northern regime's army, the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF), lies dead, immersed in oil next to a leaking petroleum facility after heavy fighting with southern SPLA troops after they entered Heglig in mid April.
Photo Essay

Tracing the Consequences of War In Divided Sudan

Photojournalist Dominic Nahr recounts the difficulties of covering a war with quickly shifting front lines—and a complex map of rebellions and enmities.

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Yuri Kozyrev—NOOR for TIME
Photo Essay

The New Islamists: Photographs by Yuri Kozyrev

Morocco’s Islamists are not seeking to take their country back to some ancient golden age, but instead trying to bring it to the 21st Century without losing its religious moorings.

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