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· April, 2006

Stories about Photography from April, 2006

DRC: T.I. Petition & Elections Debate

“Master of the Universe,” a threat to Kabila? By Etienne Ngandu Today UDPS Liege echoes an AFP article announcing the presidential election will take place July 30. The election was...

Man and anthill (Guyana)

Admiring an anthill in the north Rupununi, Guyana, with the Kanuku Mountains hidden by clouds in the distance. Photo by Nicholas Laughlin.

Martinique: Do Not Piss Here

Bien Vu finds a “Do not piss here” bilingual french/creole sign near the Tourism Bureau in downtown Fort-de-France and concludes “In Martinique, we spell things out.”

Taiwan: Punks still DIYing

Sack Be Jim at gotmahmojo finds DIY punk ethic, graffiti and a seldom-seen side of Taiwanese society while visiting a collective of artists squatting in an abandoned building in the...

Barber Shop in Lomut, West Pokot, Kenya

Photo by Unganisha.org

Belarus: Photos From Charnobylski Shlyakh

LJ users andrews_kovas and eugene_grabkin post their photo reports from Charnobylski Shlyakh, a protest rally that took place in Minsk yesterday.

The rice terrace land

Yellominded has some pictures from travels in the mountains of Luzon. This region is famed for the 2000 year old rice terraces dug out of mountain slopes.

China: Photoblogs—translation not needed

In the write-at-your-own-risk world of blogging in China, there are no fine lines between what's acceptable, what will get you blocked and what will get you thrown in jail. Lists...

Image from DRC: Kobolo Humor

A Kobolo is a public transportation vehicle in the DRC. It is also the Congolese word for trunk. Photo courtesy Le Renouveau Congolais. In a humorous photo essay, Le Renouveau...

China: Today's Canton captured

Frances at Supernaut continues with the visual and textual representating of Guangzhou, one of China's largest cities, with posts on an upcoming DJ delight, the city's third modern dance festival,...

China: Photoblogs allow exchange

Photoblogs can not only get around keyword filters but language barriers too. Beijing-based Ziboy has invited his photoblogging peers to send in contributions to his exhibition to be held in...

Haiti: Sixth Anniversary of Jean Dominique's Assassination

To commemorate the 6th anniversary of slain Haitian journalist Jean Dominique's death, blogger AyitiCherieConnexion talks (FR) about his life, his death and Jonathan Demme's The Agronomist. The blogger also treats...

China: Hu's heckling approved?

Was Chinese president Hu Jintao set up for face loss in his visit to the United States this week? The EastSouthWestNorth blogger posts photos and translates an analysis which recounts...

China: Hu dines with Gates

In ‘A soft leader treats a hard leader to dinner,’ blogger Wu Zuolai posts some photos of Chinese president Hu Jintao's dinner party at Bill Gates’ house yesterday. “How can...

Another Belarus

A typical Vileika backyard – by Yevgenia Mantsevich (LJ user litota_) LJ user litota_, currently of Minsk, paid a visit to her native Vileika last weekend and posted photos from...

Nigeria Diaspora: photos

On a lighter note, Soul on Ice series of photos under the title “Signs”. The photos speak for themselves – take a look.

Village market in Ondo State Nigeria

Photo by Fola of Ethnic Loft

Pedicab

A pedicab is a bicycle with a sidecar. It is a popular public transport in many Southeast Asian countries, including the Philippines and Indonesia. Sarapan Ekonomi has a photo.

Hong Kong: Mainland development

Simon World blogger HK Dave sees some meaning in a photo which, although admittedly doctored, came away with the top prize in this year's China International Press Photo Contest.

China: Corporate art

Supernaut hopes to be back in time for Guangzhou-based artist Cao Fei's “What are they doing here” show—sponsored by the Siemens arts program—in which the corporation's employees’ hopes, dreams, anxieties...

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