Search results for ‘identity’

History, Time & Identity | Russia’s Abandoned Churches

  Photographer and Visual Artist Petr Antonov is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this landscape/documentary photography.  From the project ‘Ruins’.  To see Petr ’s body of work, click on any image.           The series reflects on the role and place of the ruined church…

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Losing My Identity Under Mounds Of Information | Modern Society

  Photographer Kazuto Ishikawa is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these photographs.  From the book/project ‘Humanity’.  To see Kazuto ’s body of work, click on any image.         This artwork is about modern society, information overload, and lost identity. Loads of data easily travels fast…

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Personal Identity & Intimate   Relationship

  Photographer Kenneth Guthrie is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the ongoing project ‘The Way You Look at Me’.  To see Kenneth’s body of work, click on any image.           The Way You Look at Me started as a photographic…

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The Women In My Family | Identity, Home & Traditions

  Photographer Deedra Baker is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Ties That Bind’.  To see Deedra’s body of work, click on any image.         Ties That Bind explores the nexus of family through three generations of females within my…

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Fantasy, Reality & Identity | The Live Action Role-Playing Culture

  Photographer Reinis Hofmanis is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this portrait photography.  From the ‘LARP’ project.  To see Reinis’s body of work, click on any image.         Live action role playing games show the world that has been created under the impact of mass…

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The Complexity Of Gender Identity

  Photographer Artist Monica Gorini is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this project.  From ‘The Wrong Body’ series.  To see Monica’s body of work, click on any image.     Boundaries in human experience Boundaries, real or perceived, and the related concerns are emerging topics in our contemporary world…

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Caucasus | The Search For Identity

  Photographer Writer Marco Sadori is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From his ongoing project  ‘The  Songs of Pomegranate’.  To see Marco’s projects click on any image.           This photographic project “Songs of Pomegranate” is a journey through imagination and reality, in the…

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Will Bhutan’s Identity Survive  Modernization?

  Documentary Photographer AJ Heath is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from his project ‘End of the Road‘.  To see AJ’s body of work click on any image.     The last decade has seen the Kingdom of Bhutan undergo a rapid transition.…

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Recreating My Ancestors’ Daily Life In Romania – A Photographer’s Search For Cultural Identity

  Photographer Emily Matyas is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography. From her project ‘I Am My Ancestors‘. To see Emily’s portfolios click on any image.       In the fall of 2013 and again in 2015, I traveled to Romania to make pictures and explore…

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Faces Of Baltimore

  Photographer Camille Roche is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these photographs.  From the project ‘Baltimore in Progress.  To see Camille’s body of work, click on any image.           What does it mean to belong somewhere? To be from somewhere? To live in a…

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Bangladesh’s Ancient Boats

  Photographer Md.Arifuzzaman is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘The story of preserving the largest living heritage’.  To see Arif’s body of work, click on any image.           Imagine your present without the memories of your ancestors or…

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The Order Within Disorder

  Visual Storyteller and Photographer Ogulcan Arslan  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘BLINDNESS’.  To see Ogulcan’s body of work, click on any image.         “Inside us there is something that has no name, that something is what we…

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Digital Art | Human Condition

  Photographer Kaushik Dolui is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  To see Kaushik’s body of work, click on any photograph.                     All images © Kaushik Dolui         Edge of Humanity Magazine is an independent…

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DELETE | A Social Tool Of Modern Society

  Written by Lay Sion Ng @ Issues Under Tissues Chinese Malaysian, American Literature at Osaka University, Japan.   Has technology affected our humanity or society?   Today we are more dependent on technology than ever before. This has led me to wonder about the changes it has brought, and…

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Desert Life | The Saharawi People | Tinduf, Algeria

  Visual Media Artist and Photographer Bernat Millet is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Bitter Sweet Soft’.  To see Bernat’s body of work, click on any image.             ‘Bitter Sweet Soft’ is a series of environmental portraits…

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Technological Improvements & Human Interactions

  Photographer, Book Artist, Fine Printmaker, Educator & Collaborator Eric Kunsman is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘PRIVATE | Now Back Go : Go Back | PRIVATE’.  To see Eric’s body of work, click on any image.          …

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The Hidden Pedophiles: What to do with them?

  Written by Lay Sion Ng @ Issues Under Tissues Chinese Malaysian, American Literature at Osaka University, Japan.   Today, the topic of pedophilia remains as a current social/political sensitive topic. There are several theories regarding the formation of pedophilia. First, it can be traced back to one’s childhood. A…

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The Vibe Of Hong Kong

  Visual Storyteller, Photographer, Printmaker and Art Director Zhou HanShun is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the book/project ‘Frenetic City’.  To watch the project video  click on any image.         To say life moves fast in a city is an understatement.  People…

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Auschwitz | Liberated On January 27, 1945

  Photographer Steven White is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Auschwitz’.  To see Steven’s body of work, click on any image.         For centuries, Jews have been wrongfully persecuted for their identity.  This persecution reached its height, or depth,…

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Landscapes Of Uncertainties | Greece

  Visual Artist Maria Mavropoulou is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Inner State’.  To see Maria’s body of work, click on any image.         “The crisis consists precisely in the fact that the old is dying and the new…

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Home Sweet Home

  Photographer Patricia Ackerman is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the ‘Intimacies’ series.  To see Patricia’s body of work, click on any image.           While the border between the public and the private is increasingly blurred, there are obviously spaces…

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Flickering

  Wedding Photographer Tachpasit Kunaporn is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the ‘Neon Diary’ series.  To see Tachpasit’s body of work, click on any image.           This series is called ‘Neon Diary’ which is about passing away of my grandmother.…

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Port Of Le Havre, France

  Photographer Olga Sondyk is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Gate to the world’.  To see Olga’s body of work, click on any image.           Le Havre is a city situated in the North West France, in Normandy,…

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Daily Life In Mexico | 1980s & 1990s

  Photographer, Artist and Educator Emily Matyas is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the  book/project ‘Sol y Tierra | Sun and Earth’.  To see Emily ’s body of work, click on any image.                     All…

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Edge of Humanity Magazine Contributors’ List 2019

  Death, Catholicism & My Mother’s Decisions Kelly Burke     Intimate Passages Of My Mother’s Turmoil Marilyn Jaye Lewis     “It’s for the mice” | Memories Of My Grandmother Marilyn Jaye Lewis     “…you know you can’t sleep there” | Passages Of A Homeless Person’s Life  J H Martin   By…

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Rwanda | Emerging From Years Of Violence As The ‘Switzerland Of Africa’

  Video Maker and Photographer Marco Barbieri is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project  ‘A Song From Rwanda’.  To see Marco’s body of work, click on any image.           Rwanda, due to its territorial conformation, is called the “country…

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My Unique Fashion Sense | Moscow, Russia

  Journalist Natalia Ershova is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Ordinary Suspect’.  To see Natalia’s body of work, click on any photograph.           I have always been interested in fashion. Why do people dress this way or another?…

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“How free can you really be if you constantly have to limit and hide yourself for the sake of privacy?”

  Photographer Robin Alysha Clemens is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Owned By No One’.  To see Robin’s body of work, click on any image.           “We are no one. We are at peace. We are happy. We…

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The Impact Of Globalization On Indigenous People | The Integration Of Nomadic Children In Russia’s Society

  Artist, Photographer, Videographer and Writer Ikuru Kuwajima  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the book/project ‘Tundra Kids’.  To see Ikuru’s body of work, click on any image.           In the arctic tundra of Russia, there is a boarding school…

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Outside Of The Norm

  Photographer Safi Alia Shabaik is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project  ‘Vespertine Beings’.  To see Safi’s body of work, click on any image.           VESPERTINE BEINGS: those who flourish after dusk When light shifts to darkness, personas emerge and…

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Change | Ego | Happiness

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: The Places That Scare You A Guide To Fearlessness in Difficult Times By: Pema Chodron Pages 28-29   “We suffer when we resist the noble and irrefutable truth of impermanence and death. First, we expect that what is always changing…

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Catedral District @ Night | Costa Rica

  Photographer Romain Kulczycki is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From the project ‘DISTRITO CATEDRAL’.  To see Romain’s body of work, click on any photograph.           “He began to fear that night that he would become.” – J. Loranger.   San José,…

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Witnessing Dissolution Of Constructed Identities & Confronting Human Nature

  Photographer Mara Sanchez Renero is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘iluikak’.  To see Mara’s body of work, click on any image.           The Nahuatl word tlapializtli refers to the act of keeping or preserving something. This concept reminds us…

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“…a new generation of impassioned young spirits…” Polish Women & Their Lives In Belgium

  Photographer Maria Baoli is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project  ‘In Between’.  To see Maria’s body of work, click on any image.   In Between  explores the relationship between memory and places of Polish women living in Belgium and is a short story…

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The Ethnicity Of Lithuania

  Documentary Photographer Tadas Kazakevičius is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Diverse Lithuania’.  To see Tadas’s body of work, click on any image.           154. This is the number of different nationalities living in Lithuania. And for a…

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Shaping Words To Fit The Occasion | President Trump’s Language Style

  Written By Rebecca Lee  @ A Word Of Substance   The Wisest Thing to Do is Play Dumb   The wisest piece of advice I’ve heard went something like this: Always let people think you know less than they do. At the time I thought this was, in the…

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Between Spirituality & Tradition | Muay Thai

  Photographers Matteo and Anna @ Nutshell Travel are the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributors of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘MUAY THAI’.  To see Matteo and Anna’s body of work, click on any image.           Thailand is the place where you can learn the…

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Body Beautiful

  Visual Artist Evija Laivina is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From the project ‘I Just Want To Be Beautiful….’.  To see Evija’s body of work, click on any photograph.           The image series ‘I Just Want to be Beautiful’ is part…

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Drag Queens Intimate Portraits

  Photographer Jan Klos is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these portraits.  From the ‘Queens at home’series.  To see Jan’s body of work, click on any image.           Shot away from the bars, clubs and stages they’re most often associated with, these portraits go…

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The Interaction | Woman & Dress

  Adjunct Lecturer and Photographer William Zuback  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these fine art/portrait photography.  From ‘The Dress’ series.  To see William’s body of work, click on any image.           The Dress series showcases each woman’s personal interaction with the dress, with…

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Death & A Methodical Cremation Ritual With A 3,000-Year-Old Pyre | Manikarnika Ghat

  Photographer Madhur Dhingra is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Tandav | The Dance Of Death’.  To see Madhur’s body of work, click on any image.         An Enigma Called Death Death has always fascinated me along with the…

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How Changes Guide Our Existence | Rebirth, Self & Enlightenment

  Photographer Madhur Dhingra is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Suññatā – The Great Void’.  To see Madhur’s body of work, click on any image.         My interest in the Indian saint Shakyamuni or Gautama Siddartha (563 or 566…

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Luddite Gets Mobile Phone

  Written by: Carioca Da Gema   I needed a cheap digital camera and a couple of Apps that can potentially improve my productivity; so I punctured my luddite lifestyle and bought myself a pre-paid (no contracts) smartphone.   Goal #1 Release only what is absolute necessary about me. Due…

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Freemasonry | A Global Society With Secrets

  Documentary Photographer and Filmmaker Juliane Herrmann is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the book/project ‘Man among Men’.  To see  Juliane’s body of work, click on any image.         “Man among Men” searches for an alternative perspective on the discreet society…

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Off The Grid & Into The Wilderness

  Visual Artist Danila Tkachenko  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Escape’.  To see Danila’s body of work, click on any image.           I was traveling in search for people who have decided to escape from social life…

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My Time With Tina | Alzheimer’s  Disease

  Photographer Gianluca Ceccarini is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the long term project ‘Tina’.  To see Gianluca’s projects, click on any image.             Tina is 80 years old, she lives alone and she has Alzheimer’s disease. Her memories…

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The Tormented State Of Mind

  Photographer Stefano Bonazzi is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From the project ‘THE LAST DAY ON EARTH’.  To see Stefano’s body of work, click on any photograph.           Fantasy becomes reality, or rather imposes itself. The imagined identity has seized the…

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Globalization & The Changes On Familiar   Landscapes

  Photographer Gianluca Morini is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project  ‘A LONG JOURNEY THROUGH NOTHING NEW’.  To see Gianluca’s body of work, click on any image.       I started this project in 2017, drawn to develop its embryonic form by a personal…

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Edge of Humanity Magazine Contributors’ List 2018

  Giovanna Cristina Vivinetto     Edge of Humanity Magazine Contributors’ List 2017   Edge of Humanity Magazine Contributors’ List 2016   Edge Of Humanity Magazine Contributors’ List 2015 & 2014

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What Does It Mean To Be English?

  Photographer and Poet Julia Katharina Keil  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From the project ‘There Will Always Be An England’.  To see Julia’s body of work click on any image.     For three weeks, I skimmed the surface of culture, identity…

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The Uniqueness Of America’s Youth

  Visual Artist Marie Tomanova is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this portrait/documentary photography.  From the ‘Young American’ project.  To see Marie’s body of work, click on any image.           Young American, 2018 (Excerpt from 284 portraits) Marie Tomanova’s photography and video project Young American does not directly…

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Acid Attack Survivors’ Stories | Life, Society & Forgiveness

  Business Research Analyst and Photographer Jai Thakur is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this story.  From the project ‘The Fighting Souls’.  To see Jai’s body of work click on any image.     The Fighting Souls – Story of Acid Attack Survivors Face is a valuable asset…

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Preserving Their Way Of Life | The Polish Community Of Montreal

  Documentary Photographer Dorothée Nowak  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From the project ‘Dom Polski’’.  To see Dorothée’s  body of work click on any image.         ‘Dom Polski’ is a documentary project based on the Polish community of Montreal. Its…

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The Belfast Murals

  Photographer Hakan Strand is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the ‘Belfast’ series.  To see Hakan ’s  body of work click on any image.         The Murals in Belfast, painted during the last century, can be seen as a reflection of…

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Life In Hasankeyf & The Dam Construction Submerging Its Ancient History

  Photojournalist Salvo Buffa  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the ‘Hasankeyf’ project.  To see Salvo ’s  projects click on any image.   The Dam     The construction is part of the Southeastern Anatolia Project. When complete, the dam will support a 1,200 MW…

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“survivors…have learned to push the pain to the back of their minds” | 1963 Toc Mountain Landslide | 2000 Dead & The Silence Of Political Power

  Documentary Photographer Mauro De Bettio is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From his project  ‘The Wall of Silence’.  To see Mauro’s body of work click on any image.     THE WALL OF SILENCE   At 22:39 on October 9, 1963, a 2 km…

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Kuwaiti Women | The Raw Version

  Visual Artist Maha Alasaker is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this portrait/social documentary photography.  From her project ‘Women Of Kuwait‘. To see Maha’s body of work click on any image.         From the time I went to New York City four years ago, people…

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Keeping My Dark Side Away From Light In Asia

  Photographer  Writer Marco Sadori is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From his project  ‘Room of  Dust’.  To see Marco’s projects click on any image.           The project “Room of dust“, is an investigation of Asia’s identity today and its connections with the…

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Natural Born Warriors Preserving Their Traditions | Māori People | New Zealand

  Photographer Matteo Fabi @ BLOBALLY is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘Haka Way of Life’.  To see Matteo’s portfolio click on any image.         The haka is the warrior-like dance performance made famous worldwide by the New Zealand’s…

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More Abstract & Less Human | Capturing Live Movements

  Fine Art Photographer Ben Hopper is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From his project ‘Transfiguration‘.  To see Ben’s body of work click on any photograph.             ‘Transfiguration’ explores the process of capturing live movement, photographing international contemporary circus artists and…

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“I was forced to have sex when I was nine or ten years old…” | Stories From Bangladesh’s Brothel Island

  Photographer Shahadat Hossain is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project “Banishanta: World of Sinners “ .  To see Shahadat’s body of work  click on any photograph.                Banishanta is a tiny island off the coast of…

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Redefining Beauty Standards | South Korea

  Visual Artist Eui-Jip Hwang is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this article.  From his project ‘Live Your Dream’.  To see Eui-Jip’s projects click on any photograph.         “Live Your Dream” explores South Korea’s renewal of the Korean identity, which has been remolded by the…

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Constructing My Own Artificial Eternity | Loneliness & A Silicon Sex Doll I Named Eva

  Visual Artist June Korea is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From his project ’Still Lives: Eva’.  To see June’s body of work click on any photograph.       “This is not about a sex doll, but all about our solitary existence in human…

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Headhunters’ Portraits On Wood Slices | The Wancho Tribe

  Documentary Photographer, Photojournalist and Conceptual Artist  Udit Kulshrestha is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this article.  From his project ‘Wancho Warriors Wood Slices‘.  To see Udit’s body of work click on any photograph.       Headhunting is the tribal tradition of collecting the heads of the…

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Finding Lost Memories In Abandoned Life’s Treasures

  Photographer Alex Llovet is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From his project ‘Fragmented Memory 1‘.  To see Alex’s body of work click on any image.         This selection of images is a small taste from my early works based on the search…

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Bengal’s Rituals “…faith heals where logic and reason fails.”

  Photographer and Banker Niladri Adhikary is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his ‘Rituals’ Gallery‘. To see Niladri’s galleries click on any image.           Ignition of Faith : Amidst Bengal   Ever since the realization of our being comes in our consciousness we…

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Hard Rock Portraits

  Photographer Matthew DeFeo is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this portrait documentary photography.  From his project ‘Stillwater‘.  To see Matthew’s body of work click on any image.         The perception of the hard rock community to the general public can be somewhat biased. A number of people…

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On The Road In Rural America

  Fine Art Photographer and Mixed Media Artist  Meryl Truett is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From her project Vernacular Highway . To see Meryl’s portfolio click on any photograph.           “Vernacular Highway” addresses the marginalization and evolving social terrain of American regional ideology. From…

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Rural Life In Glasgow, Kentucky, USA

  Photographer and Filmmaker Bob Miller is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘Raising Posterity‘ .  To see Bob’s body of work click on any image.             There are places in our lives that become extensions of…

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Blending In To Hunt

  Photographer Jesse Burke is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From his personal project ‘Blind‘.  To see Jesse’s body of work click on any photograph.     Blind explores the complexities of the awkward, beautiful, and romantic relationship we share with nature. It looks at concepts such as death and power,…

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How Our Visual System Works & The Impact Of Photographs In Our Memories

  Neuroscientist, Photographer and Writer Dr. Joshua Sariñana  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this article.  From his On Photography article series  ‘Memory, Photography and the Human Brain‘.   To see Dr. Sariñana photographic projects and articles click on any image.   There is a good deal written about the similarities…

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GenderQueer

  Photographer and Director Chloe Aftel is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From her project ‘GenderQueer‘.  To see Chloe’s body of work click on any photograph.         GQ Synopsis A few years ago, a friend and I were talking about the GenderQueer…

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The Great American Myth

  Photographer Alana Perino is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From her project ‘American Terrarium‘.  To see Alana’s body of work click on any photograph.             The United States’ landscape reveals essential contradictions within this country’s narrative of homeland and…

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Lahore Mental Hospital – Pakistan’s Asylum Or Safe Haven?

  Photographer Aun Raza is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From project ‘Lahore Mental Hospital“.  To see Aun’s body of work click on any image.             This series from the Lahore Mental Asylum has accumulated over the last four…

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Spain’s History Of Political Turmoil & Catalonia’s Independence   Referendum

  Photojournalist Flora Hastings is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this article.  From her project ‘Kings in Alhambra, Tanks in Barcelona‘.  To see Flora’s body of work click on any image.     Today, the Regional Catalan Government will hold a de facto independence referendum, whose results could see an immediate…

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The Intricacy Of Levirate Marriage In Jewish Law

  Photographer Gregory Michenaud is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his ongoing  project ‘Yibbum‘.  To see Gregory’s portfolio click on any image.     The story of a grand-son of a “Yibbum child” – it means of a child coming from Jewish tradition…

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Russia’s Ural Mari – Standing For Their Way Of Life In Hostile   Environment

  Photographer Fyodor Telkov is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘Ural Mari – A Concealed People‘.  To see Fyodor’s body of work  click on any image.     Mari is one of the Russia’s medium abundance people. According to the 2010 Population…

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Have You Looked At Your Body Lately?

  Photographer Loredana Denicola is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From her project ‘Scanning My Body‘.  To see Loredana’s body of work click on any image.   Artist:  E Hellis Photographer: Loredana Denicola         This profanation of every inch and detail of…

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‘Tūhoe Nation’ The New Zealand Tribe Holding On To Their Sovereignty

  Photographer Birgit Krippner  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From her project ‘Ngāi Tūhoe: A Māori Tribe‘.  To see Birgit’s body of work click on any image.           Tūhoe are a NZ Maori tribe (Iwi) – known as “the…

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An Intimate Portrait Of LGBTQ Americans

  Fine Art Photographer Tom Atwood is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From his book/project ‘Kings & Queens in Their Castles‘. To see Tom’s  body of work click on any image.       Kings & Queens in Their Castles is an extensive photography series…

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Leaving Persecution Behind To Find A New Life – The Rohingya Of Canada

  Documentary Photographer  and Social Sciences Educator Colin Boyd Shafer is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his series ‘The Canadian Rohingya’.  To see Colin’s body of work click on any image.         The Rohingya are arguably the world’s most persecuted people.…

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Daily Life In Hong Kong

  Photographer Derek Man is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From his project ‘Fragrant Harbour‘.  To see Derek’s  projects click on any image.       A city trapped between two cultures – in a perpetual sense of adolescence, trying out new styles to see…

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An Imaginary Sibling For A Lonely Child: China’s Family Planning   Restrictions

  Photographer Fan Shi San is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this portrait photography.  From his project ‘Two Of Us‘.  To see Fan’s projects click on any image.           I started ‘Two of Us’ in 2009. I photographed people who grew up as an only…

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The Social & Personal Struggles Of A Transgender   Woman

  Photographer Darija Jelincic is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  These images are from her project ‘Red Sonya‘.  To see Darija’s body of work click on any image.           Gender identity as essential human right is ignored in almost all countries in…

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Turkey’s Alevi Community

  Documentary Photographer Aydin Cetinbostanoglu is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography. From his project ‘Alevi Society‘.  To see Aydin’s gallery of projects click on any image.         Anatolian Cultures / Alevi’s and Their “Cem” Rituals Secular and a Society Connected to the Republic  …

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Young Artists Finding Opportunities In Newcastle Upon Tyne, England

  Writer Jasmine Irving  @ Coeliac On The Road and Photographer Jonjames Oxberry Hogg @ Hogg Photography are the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributors of this social documentary photography.  From project ‘Northern Soul Unwrapped’.   ‘It’s grim up North’ is a well-known saying in England but there’s always more to a stereotype. I…

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Art On Satellite Dishes For An Immigrant Community In Berlin

  Writer Edwin Montoya Zorrilla @ Notes From The Wreck is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this article. To browse thru a range of topics including politics, aesthetics and environment click on any image.     Berlin’s beating heart may be somewhere between Kreuzberg and Friedrichshain, but its ears are…

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Gala Celebration For Domestic Workers

  Photographer Michele Asselin is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this portrait/documentary photography.  From  project ‘Recognition‘.  To see Michele’s body of work click on any image.         Recognition is a series of large-scale photographic portraits taken on the night of November 14 in 2012, on…

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My Grandfather’s Last Hunting Trip At 90

  Photographer Alexi Hobbs is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From project ‘The Last Hunt (Hunters & Heirs)‘.  To see Alexi’s  body of work  click on any image.           In 1941, my grandfather Antonio ‘Pit’ Allard deserted the army to avoid fighting…

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A Place To Worship In America – Muslims & The Freedom Of Religion

  Photographer Robert Gerhardt is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘Muslims/American, American/Muslims‘.  To see Robert’s portfolio click on any image.         On September 11, 2001 there were innumerable casualties: lives claimed both among the towers and in the…

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Preserving Intimacy – A Couple’s Transition From A Romantic To A Platonic   Relationship

  Photographer Rana Young is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From her project ‘The Rugs Topography‘  To see Rana’s body of work click on any image.         The Rug’s Topography began with me photographing my intimate partner of six years, staging him…

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Motherhood – The Impossible Role

  Conceptual Photographer Jennifer Georgescu is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From her ‘Mother Series’.  To see Jennifer’s projects click on any image.         When you are a mother you are expected to be selfless; any utterance of a challenge or obstacle will…

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African Grandmothers & Their Entrepreneurship Stories

  Social Documentary Photographer Max Bastard is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from his project ‘Ugogo’.  To see Max’s body of work click on any image.     ‘Wathint’ Abafazi, Wathint’ Imbokodo’ “Now you have touched the women, you have struck a rock”…

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China’s Brief Flowering Of Culture

Artist Mei Xian Qiu is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From her project ‘Let A Thousand Flowers Bloom‘.  To see Mei’s selected works click on any image. “Let a Thousand Flowers Bloom; 8990,” is one image from a series of photographs by the artist, portraying…

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The Florida Panhandle

  Photographer Mark Indig is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this urban photography.  These photographs  are from his project ‘Panhandle‘.  To see Mark’s galleries click on any image.             “I am drawn to places with a specific geographic identity. Even more so when there is a…

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