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· September, 2012

Stories about Photography from September, 2012

Documentary on Salvadoran ‘Guerrilleras’ Turns to Crowdfunding

Photographers Rebecka Bíró (Sweden/Spain) and Victoria Montero (Argentina) have teamed up to create 'Guerrilleras' a documentary and photography project about the experience of women in the guerrilla during the Salvadoran...

Jamaica: In Whose Image?

Whose conception of Jamaican identity resulted in the decision to market our country in this colour-coded way?  Why are we still rubbing out black people from the big picture?  Or,...

Mozambique: Photos of Bike-Taxis in Quelimane

A photo album by António Silva on Sapo illustrates the widespread use of bicycles as taxis in the flat city of Quelimane, in Mozambique, a place where there the lack...

Syria: The Revolution through the Designs of Wissam Al Jazairy

Wissam Al Jazairy is a young Syrian graphic designer. The suffering of his people is evident in art work he published online as part of his contribution to the Syrian...

Bulgaria: Sofia, “Past&Present”

To celebrate the Day of the Bulgarian capital Sofia on Sept. 17, Alexander Nikolov posted a photo project called Past&Present. Each photo in this project combines an old and a...

South Korea: Golden Lion Winner ‘Pieta’ Reveals Society's Dark Side

The Golden Lion award-winning Korean film 'Pieta', which is also South Korea's submission for the 2012 Academy Awards (in the foreign-language film category) has sparked social media buzz and ignited...

Indonesia: Protest Action Against Anti-Islam Film

Puerto Rico from Above

The Caribbean Society of Astronomy posted [es] some of the astonishing images that astronaut Joseph Acabá-of Puerto Rican descendance- shot of the island on September 1st, 2012, from the International Space...

Tajikistan: The Beauty of ‘Pamiristan’

Hollister Models Clown Koreans Via Twitter, Offending Asians

It is not the first time clothing brand Hollister went under fire for its racial gaffes. Recently, its male models tweeted several racial messages making fun of South Koreans, including...

‘Diversity Within the Unknown’, a Conservation Blog in Bolivia

Few media outlets- mainstream, alternative or citizen-lead-, pay careful attention, or devote themselves fully, to the subject of conservation in Bolivia. Diversidad entre Pendientes is a blog that offers direct...

Hong Kong: Anti-National Education Protest, 360 Degree Scene

John Choy posted a 360 degree panoramic view of the anti-national education protest on September 8, 2012 outside the government building.

South Korean President's First Photo on His New Facebook

South Korean President, Lee Myung-bak posted the very first photo taken by himself in his new Facebook that was launched on September 7, 2012. This image show photographers and journalists covering the APEC...

France, Yemen: Vanishing Women

Eloïse Lagrenée [fr] has posted on her Facebook page a picture by Yemeni photographer Bushra Almutawakel, illustrating how women could vanish into darkness and invisibility, step by step, under fundamentalist...

Angola: From the Highlands to the Coast

See more photos on Buala.org.

Puerto Rico: Photography at the Biennial

The 8th edition of the International Photography Biennial of Puerto Rico [es] will be inaugurated this Thursday September 6, 2012, at the Museum of the Americas, in Old San Juan, Puerto...

Yemen: The People of Yemen Photo Project

New York-based Yemeni blogger Summer Nasser reveals a new project of taking photographs of people inside Yemen through contributors, then uploading them to a Facebook page, inspired by the Facebook page...

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