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How Societies (Past & Present) Evoke Mental Illness To Obtain Control

  Written by: Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   In the race to control its citizens, past societies used the same strategies applied by individuals with abusive tendencies today. ‘Madness’ was used by authorities in the 1800’s to sway society into normality. The undesirables of that time, the poor,  the…

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Confinement

  Photographer Kathleen Meier is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘HUIS CLOS’.  To see Kathleen’s body of work, click on any image.           The series Huis clos confronts us with a suggestive confinement. What happens in us when…

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Why Are The Wealthy So Scared?

  Written by: Carioca Da Gema     “We are all a paycheck away from homelessness!” Said a woman waiting in line next to me.  She was intense, wearing a uniform and ready for a day’s work in a nearby medical office. Living in a hurricane belt I think “We…

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Solo Dwellers

  Photographic Artist  Louise GAN is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the ongoing project ‘Home Alone’.  To see Louise’s body of work, click on any image.       The connection between the documentary’s purpose and its subject I took on this project “Home…

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A Man Named Ricky

  Photographer Agaton Strom is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the series ‘Ricky’.  To see Agaton’s body of work, click on any image.           This is a series of a man I got to know a few years ago. He…

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Designed To Express Insanity | The Lindemann Center

  Documentary and Street Photographer David Horton is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From the project ‘Invisible Wall’.  To see David’s body of work, click on any image.         In 1962, acclaimed architect, Paul Rudolph, began design work on the Erich…

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The Story Of A Free Man Living In A Romania Closed Mine

  Documentary and Street Photographer Oliver Merce is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From his project ‘Juju‘.  To see Oliver’s body of work click on any image.       If someone would do a notoriety ranking of those who live in Anina, Romania, Juju would certainly be ranked first,…

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“…down with anxiety attacks…” The Eternal Euphoria & Construed Illusions – A Photographer’s   Story

  Independent Filmmaker and Photojournalist Ritam Talukdar is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography. From his ongoing project ‘Forms of Mental Illness‘.  To follow Ritam’s photo journeys click on any image.           We as human beings are never complete even if all of our…

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The Streets, The People & The Stories Under The Glamorous Hollywood Sun

  Photographer Andy Hann is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘Welcome to Hollywood‘.  To see Andy’s gallery click on any image.                 There are currently over 46,000 homeless people in LA County. Over 13,000…

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A Dead Kitten, Feces, Fresh & Rotten Food: Life In An Extreme Animal Hoarding   Environment

  Artist and Fine Art Photographer Dave Hebb is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography. These images are from his project ‘The Poverty Of Excess‘.  To see Dave’s portfolio click on any image.           My first encounter with an animal hoarding environment was…

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Hazardous Working Environment & Toxic Living Conditions For Dhaka’s Migrants

  Photojournalist Mushfiqul Alam is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.   To see Mushfiqul’s body of work click on any image.                 Living in a Toxic City Climate change is forcing people from the southern part of Bangladesh…

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Captivity Within

  Photographer FarZana Akhtar is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Prisoner of Your Own Thought’.  To see FarZana’s body of work, click on any image.     I know “Prison” is a word saying the state of being confined within as a…

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Bipolar Disorder In The Family

  Photographer  Léa Thijs is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the book/project  ‘Safe House’.  To see  Léa’s body of work, click on any image.         Alain Thijs struggled with bipolar disorder for over 20 years, undiagnosed and trying to cope with…

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The Story Of My Life

  Photographer and Artist Jamie House is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the ongoing project ‘I am not the person you see’.  To see Jamie’s body of work, click on any image.     Sam S Hello everyone, I’m Sam, and here is part of…

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Severe Disabilities & Family Struggles The Agent Orange Death Trail

  Commercial Photographer Youngho Kang is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from his project ‘Weapons That Kill The Future‘.  To see Youngho’s gallery of work click on any image.         The War, as we know it, has ended…

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Documentary Photography – ER @ Katutura State Hospital, Namibia

  Documentary Photographer & Journalist Anna Tervahartiala is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From her project “Where Laughter Turns To Tears“. To see Anna’s gallery of projects click on any image.     Where Laughter Turns to Tears tells a story of the Casualty Ward of Katutura…

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