Deserts Across the World

From Death Valley, California, to Goreme in Turkey, Brogan Chidley documents the contours of deserts from the sky. Click for full screen.   Processed with VSCOcam with c1 preset 1 2 3 4 5 MORE WEDNESDAY Food, Styled The Ceviche Men of Montezuma Portraits in Displacement Camps, Nepal Colouring in the Gaps …

The Ceviche Men of Montezuma

In the overfished Gulf of Nicoya, on the coast of Montezuma, Costa Rica, many men rely on unregulated small scale fishing to make a living. This fish both makes up their diet and is sold on for ceviche. Often they live on the beach, simultaneously trusting in the ocean and …

Portraits in Displacement Camps, Nepal

“My photographic work documenting women’s social issues, education and empowerment led me to the post-earthquake displacement camps of Kathmandu and Dhading, Nepal. Invited into these camps initially through work I was doing for Aura Freedom International (visually documenting their Female Friendly Space and programs for women and children displaced after …

Colouring in the Gaps

Squandered time, forced intimacy with strangers and surrendering control to delays – for many, commuting is the least pleasurable part of the day.    Commuting became a prominent part of my life when I took my first job in London. Half a year in, I had given it up as …

What’s so Bad About ‘Being Fake’?

So, apparently “being fake” is the modern day equivalent to being a serial killer or a tramp kicker. It’s the go-to insult to really drive home how truly abhorrent someone is. They’re a snake, they’re not real, they’re playing a game: these phrases are bandied about celebrity Twitter accounts and …

Has Social Media Made Us Flaky?

Facebook has 1.1 billion users, Twitter more than 200 million active tweeters, and 225 million people use Linkedin to tell everyone else about how great they are (yes, I am one of those people). Yet amongst this hive of online activity, people are being ignored. 71% of the 340 million …

Boring Stories

Boring stories. We’ve all either been victim or culprit, and the reactions are all too familiar. Noting a gap in ongoing conversation, and a relevant topic we can hook ourselves onto, we gain the attention of the floor. As we set the scene, our captive audience awaits. We draw them …

A Diary of our Average Insecurities

If we heighten our self-awareness long enough to notice, days can be guided by an undercurrent of different voices. These are voices, barely audible, whose volume is disproportionate to their strength and ability to influence behaviour. I’m talking about everyday insecurities – not the big shouty ones that we lose …

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