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· December, 2012

Stories about Photography from December, 2012

Macedonia: Nude Art Twitter Calendar for Charity

Twelve Macedonian women – regular Twitter users – took part in a humanitarian project organized by @IlinaBookbox, two photographers and one designer via the hashtag #ТвитерКалендар (Macedonian for ‘Twitter Calendar’)....

Tanks and Prayers in Afghanistan

Art Quake in Kerala – The Kochi-Muziris Biennale

A three month long international exhibition of contemporary art is being held in Kochi, in the Indian state of Kerala. Keralites in Social Media are involved in discussions about the...

100,000 March for Rights to Marry for All in France

Hundred thousands people marched in France in support of marriage rights [fr] for all on December 16.

Magnificent and Unknown Samarkand

Egypt: Graffiti Over Presidential Palace Walls

It seems like the revolutionary spirit is galvanized in Egypt, thanks to President Mohammed Morsy's power grab. Photographer Jonathan Rashad, who has been actively using his camera to document major...

Reporters Stand By as Biswajit Das is Brutally Murdered in Bangladesh

On 9th December, 2012, during an 8-hour road blockade programme called by the opposition, 24yr old Biswajit Das was brutally murdered in the open before the eyes of the public...

Bulgarian PM Takes a Nap at Nobel Peace Prize Event

On his Facebook page, Dimitar Vuchev posts a screenshot [bg] from the livestreaming of today's Nobel Peace Prize award ceremony, featuring the Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov in what looks...

World Heritage Site Djemila, Algeria in Jeopardy

Algerian historian Nacéra Benseddik warns that the construction underway on the site of UNESCO World Heritage Site Djamila is endangering the archaeological ruins [fr]. Djamila is famous for for its...

Voting for the Seven Natural Wonders of Africa

A yearly competition has been launched for the public to vote for entries into the list of the new seven natural wonders of Africa. The voting is currently underway. Some...

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