Telling the contemporary World

Jackson Heights gentrification

Silent gentrification in the heart of Queens

The intensely diversified social pattern of Queens starts to quietly add the presence of a class of European ancestry where in the past it was more a rarity. Rezoning of ...

Photos and Text by Riccrado Budini

The longest Ukrainian summer

A photographic feature on the ongoing conflict in East Ukraine, by Mstyslav Chernov from the field.
Kids and beggars in Varanasi river at dawn

Youth in India

Every year more and more children in India become orphans and are found abandoned. This photo essay draws a portrait of kids with their families and of orphans forced to make a living.

Text and photos by Francois Razon

Alter Ego

Saleem is Pakistan's defiant answer to militancy and extremism, even though he risks attracting the Taliban's wrath. So far, the militant group...

Celebration for the Eid Al-Adha festival in Dhaka

Bangladeshi Muslims gather at Baitul Mukarram National mosque in Dhakapray during the festival of Eid al-Adha. Dhaka, Bangladesh. Oct. 6, 2014

Text and photos by Suvra Kanti Das

Homebound Bangladeshi Train and Ferry People

Bangladeshi people heading to their respective villages for the upcoming Muslim religious festival Eid-al-Adha. In order to catch a train, they overcrowd stations and train cars beyond imagination...

Tribute in Light for the 13th anniversary of 9/11 in New York

A crowd of some 100 people gathered at the Brooklyn Bridge Park in Dumbo to spectate and photograph the Tribute in Light memorial on the 13th anniversary of 9/11. Sept. 11, 2014. New York, USA.

Aftermath of Padma river erosion in Bangladesh

Every year in Bangladesh, millions of people are affected by river erosion that destroys home, farmland, communication infrastructure. In last couple of days river erosion by the Padma River have caused extensive damages to...

Two survivors of the Roma genocide share their stories

On the 70th anniversary of the largest mass killing of Roma, on August 2, 1944, hundreds gathered at a commemoration event in Krakow and Auschwitz. I spoke with two Roma Genocide survivors, József Forgács and Rita Prigmore.

Tourists Lifestyle

Rome is full of tourists from all over the world across the entire year. The representatives of countless customs and traditions gathers together in one city. I focused my photography project on a number of situations and behaviors...

The Gold of Cabras

World Cultures and Heritage. The production of the premium bottarga in Cabras, Sardinia. After a halt of three years, the mullet fishing for the bottarga production starts again in the Mar'e Pontis fishpond...

Vessel sinks in Padma river with over 200 passengers

The Pinak-6, a passenger vessel sank in the middle of the river Padma on its way to Mawa from Kawrakandi terminal at around 11 PM today. The overloaded boat capsized since the river was rough due to the stormy weather.