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Behind the curtains of Kathmandu

Behind the curtains of Kathmandu | Fables in Photojournalism | Scoop.it

At 16 Suman developped a love marriage against her parents wishes. Now, at 22, the father has disappeared and she has come from Darjeeling to Kathmandu to support her 3-year-old, Priyanka.
When she next visits home she will bring her daughter a doll.

 

"When I drink, I want to die", says Suman, caught in a viscous circle of desperation, prostitution and drink, in fear her family will find out she's working in a cabin restaurant.

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After the Revolution: Libya Photographed by Yuri Kozyrev | LightBox | TIME.com

After the Revolution: Libya Photographed by Yuri Kozyrev | LightBox | TIME.com | Fables in Photojournalism | Scoop.it

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

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Wasma Mansour – Single Saudi Women | Constantin Nimigean - oitzarisme

Wasma Mansour – Single Saudi Women | Constantin Nimigean - oitzarisme | Fables in Photojournalism | Scoop.it

Wasma Mansour was born in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia in 1980 and is now a London-based photographer in the process of completing a practice-based research degree at the London College of Communication. Her photographic practice focuses on ‘human to space’ relationships; this research project...

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fototazo: Documentary Photography, Photojournalism, and Fine Art Photography in the 1990s and 2000s

fototazo: Documentary Photography, Photojournalism, and Fine Art Photography in the 1990s and 2000s | Fables in Photojournalism | Scoop.it

“The meaning of a photograph is a construct that involves a group of people operating
against a specific background (news, art, …), subject to the group’s personal, cultural and
political biases. I think what we should be talking about is not how truthful photographs
are, but how truthful we expect them to be, given the background they’re operating in.”

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