Telling the contemporary World

Hearts Open - Mstyslav Chernov

Descendants - The Shadow of Chernobyl

The legacy of Chernobyl not only lies in the earth, but also in the blood and cells of descendants of the atomic age. Ukraine, Belarus and Russia suffered from the...
Vertical Communism - Tim Franco

Vertical Communism

Vertical Communism is a long term project about the city of Chongqing. This city, one of the biggest in central china, went through one of the fastest...
A protester with a gas mask using a slingshot, Istanbul

Isticlal Street Clashes

The World in Pictures. The day after the evacuation of Taksim Square and Gezi Park the clashes continue in the area of Isticlal street. Istanbul.
Devastation following the prostest in Isticlal street, Istanbul.

Forced evacuation of Taksim Sq and Gezi Park

The World in Pictures. Despite all our dissuasion and despite the prohibitive conditions Mstyslav Chernov doesn't stop to report from Istanbul.
the ring bangladesh

The Ring

This is a story about a group of young boys with a big dream: to become acclaimed boxers. Most of them dropped out the school and live in the uncertainty and...

Photos and text by Suvra Kanti Das
The clashes seen through a gas mask of the kind used by the rioters, Ankara, 11/06/2013

Uprising in Ankara

The World in Pictures. Mstyslav Chernov continues to report from Ankara the Turkish popular uprising. Turkey, 11/06/2013
A rioter seen during the clashes. Istanbul, 04/06/2013

Riots in Istanbul #OccupyGezi

The World in Pictures. Mstyslav Chernov reporting from Istanbul the occupy Gezi Park popular uprising.
Turkey, 04/06/2013.
Ulingan - The Charcoal Factory

The Charcoal Factory

Ulingan, the charcoal area of the former dumpsite, Sitio Damayan, used to be called Manila Heaven as a reference to the thick clouds of white smoke...
hearts open

Hearts Open

Open heart operations for Ukrainian children suffering from congenital heart diseases as a result of the Chernobyl catastrophe. Complex surgeries...
laguna honda hospital

Laguna Honda Hospital

Run by the San Francisco Department of Public Health, Laguna Honda is free to its penniless residents. The concept of money does not apply here...
Living with Migraine

Living with Migraine

Migraine is a neurological disorder that is often socially underrated, as it mostly gets confused with the common and occasional headache...
Color of scars

The Color of Scars

In 2011 and 2012 I travelled to the countries swept away by the Arab Spring revolutions. I wanted to experience the uprisings first hand...