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Rural Life | Sardinia

  Photographer Stefano Pia  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘It is not America’.  To see Stefano’s body of work, click on any image.           Text by Sandro Iovine Those of my generation, but also many of those…

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Rural Transylvania

  Photographer Horatiu Sava is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From the series ‘Villages In Transylvania’ and ‘Rural Portraits In Transylvania’.  To see Horatiu’s body of work, click on any photograph.                     All images © Horatiu Sava…

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Rural Life In Chianti, Italy

  Photographer Angela Cappetta is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography .  From the series ‘Italy’.  To see Angela’s body of work, click on any photograph.         L’Olivello In my post graduate years, I worked to save money for college. I hustled three…

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Rural Life In Le Morvan, France

  Photographer and Film Director Jenn Meeûs is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the series ‘The Indomitables’.  To see Jenn’s body of work, click on any image.             The Indomitables is an on-going photographic series started in May 2020,…

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Rural Life | Burgundy, France

  Photographer Sharon Draghi is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Pastoral’.  To see Sharon’s body of work, click on any image.           This project is about a small village in Burgundy, France – the village where my husband’s…

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The Disappearing Rural Market | Norfolk, England

  Photographer Ben Elwes is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the book ‘Monday Market’.  To see Ben’s body of work, click on any image.           Monday Market captures aspects of the type of rural market that is now less prevalent across…

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Music | We Sure Got Hard Times By Barbecue Bob (1930) From the Album Hard Times Come Again No More: Early American Rural Songs Of Hard Times And Hardships Vol. 1

    This song was selected from the Hermit Poet’s Music Collection * To listen on YouTube CLICK HERE  * Available on Amazon.com below:   We Sure Got Hard Times   Worldwide, Timeless & Diverse See our Complete Music Selection HERE     See also: The Hermit Poet’s Music Collection  Top…

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Rural Life In The Bible Belt | Muhlenberg County, Kentucky

  Photographer Michael Young is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this  documentary photography.  From the project ‘Dust to Dust’.  To see Michael’s body of work, click on any image.       Dust to Dust is the second part of a body of work that began eight years…

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Former Soviet Secret Towns With A Purpose | The Changes In Rural Russia’s Modern Life

  Commercial Food Photographer Christine Armbruster is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project  ‘Made of Steel’.  To see Christine’s body of work, click on any image.           Russia is a liquid place. A place of change despite how solid…

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“…a story of life on the fringes and of what gets left behind.” | Rural Lithuania

  Photographer Matt Wilson is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project HINTERLAND’.  To see Matt’s body of work, click on any image.         Hinterland roams throughout rural Lithuania navigating a journey amidst once thriving communities, discovering villages that hold a way of…

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The English Farmers’ Sacrifices To Survive & The City Dwellers Disconnect To Rural Reality

  Photographer Jennifer Forward-Hayter is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘England’s Dreaming’.  To see Jennifer’s body of work, click on any image.           Since moving to London, I have often heard much disbelief and judgement towards rural communities,…

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Rural Life, Food & Land

  Photographer Madeline Cottingham is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Yelling From The Lower Field’.  To see Madeline’s body of work, click on any image.           Yelling From The Lower Field presents the viewer with a possibility; an…

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The Struggles Of An Aging Population | Rural Latvia

  Social Documentary Photographer Gunta Podina is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of  this documentary photography.  From the ‘Rural Living Latvia’ project.  To see Gunta’s body of work click on any image.           Rural Latvia is undergoing demographic change. As young people leave the countryside…

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The Priest Who Left Too Soon | A Rural Russia Story

  Documentary Photographer Ekaterina Solovieva is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From her book/project The Earth’s Circle –  Kolodozero  To see Ekaterina’s projects click on any image.           The village of Kolodozero, deeply concealed in the woods of Pudozh, is located…

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Rabun | Life In Rural America

  Photographer Jennifer Garza-Cuen is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From her project ‘Rabun’.  To see Jennifer’s gallery click on any image.         RABUN Located in northeast Georgia and situated amongst the Blue Ridge Mountains of Appalachia, Rabun is steeped in cultural specifics…

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The Changing Landscape Of Rural Northern California

  Photographer Kenny Hurtado is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From his ongoing project ‘Emerald‘.  To see Kenny’s body of work click on any image.           When I was 10 years old my Mother told me she envisions me living a simple…

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Rural Life In A Town Of 8 | Spain

  Photographer Bambi No Muere is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these daily life images.  From her project ‘Home is a Feeling’.  To see Bambi’s body of work click on any photograph. Life in a small town in Asturias (north of Spain). It only has 8 inhabitants. There, time…

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Growing Up In Rural Saskatchewan,   Canada

  Photographer Vera Saltzman is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this  portrait/documentary photography.  From her project ‘O Human Child‘.  To see Vera’s body of work  click on any image.           Canadian author W.O. Mitchell’s seminal book Who Has Seen the Wind depicts life as a child…

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Rural Life Around A Radioactive Environment | Sessa Aurunca, Italy

  Photographer Enrica De Nicola is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From project ‘Still There‘.  To see Enrica’s body of work click on any photograph.           The land of work extends to the crotch of three distinct regions, and for decades…

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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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The Impact Of An Oil Economy On Rural Communities

  Photographer Valerie Zink is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From her project Oxen to Oil .  To see Valerie’s projects click on any image.           As wood-crib grain elevators are torn down, pumpjacks are taking their place as the new fixture of the prairie…

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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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Growing Up In Rural Iowa & My Search For Connection After Leaving Home

  Photographer Chelsea Darter is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From her project ‘Prairie Fisher King‘.  To see Chelsea’s body of work click on any image.       In this body of work I am exploring the notion of home, memory, belonging and the changing relationship one…

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The Rural Life Changes In A Former Mining   Community

  Documentary Photographer Huw Alden Davies is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from his project ‘Tumble‘.  To see Huw’s body of work  click on any image.       Focusing on his home village, an ex-mining community in the heart of…

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Rural America

  Photographer Steve Konya II is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images. To see Steve’s gallery of photographs click on any image.                       See also: King Coal By Steve Konya II   Back to HOME PAGE

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Remains Of A Civilization In Rural Romania – Photo Essay

The content of this post was submitted to Edge of Humanity Magazine by Julian a citizen of the free world at UN CIUDADANO DEL MUNDO LIBRE. The human civilization always leaves behind remains. Either this means some prehistoric tools once used by cavemen or nowadays’ mountains of garbage. We have…

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Moving Around Rural Egypt Photo Essay

This travel photography essay depicts people moving around in Egypt. See also: Transporting Goods In Egypt – Photo Essay   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2015

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Woman Selling Papayas – Rural India

It’s early morning in rural India.  This woman wearing a orange saree is selling papayas at a local food  market. See also: Woman At The Food Market – India   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2015

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Egypt Rural Life

This travel photograph depicts two men working in the fields.  This image was taken in Egypt.  Click here for more images of rural life in Egypt. Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2015

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An Abortion Story

  Written by Katherine Ottaway MD   Abortion must remain legal. I am a Family Practice Physician and did rural family medicine for 31 years. Here is one reason why we must keep it legal. My partner’s patient comes in bleeding heavily, past 12 weeks pregnant. She needs a transfusion…

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USA | Rewind Series

  This series will focus on showcasing timeless photography that will tell human condition stories and provide enjoyment.  Selected from features published since the magazine’s birth in 2014, these hidden visuals will again come to life to touch your hearts. The rewind series will be presented in subjects.  To see…

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Edge of Humanity Magazine Contributors’ List 2021

  Rusty Birdcage   Written by  Holley Perry Empty Rooms   Written by  George Gad Economou     What Would We Be Que Seríamos   Written by Nataly Burgzorg 3 A.M.   Written by  George Gad Economou Frying Pans and Manners   Written by Holley Perry       The…

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Man’s Decisions Over Time

    Photographer Martin Buday is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the book/project  ‘Prophetic Kingdom’.  To see Martin’s body of work, click on any image.           The title of the project, Prophetic Kingdom, was conceived from a humble ministry I…

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Contributors’ List Update | 2,555

 Just in case you missed. We just updated our Contributors’ list. Below you will find works from some of the contributors we added in December 2021. To see all  2,555 click HERE.     See all  2,555 HERE     Edge of Humanity Magazine is an independent nondiscriminatory platform that…

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North England’s Disappearing Traditional Agricultural Shows

  Documentary Photographer Sarah Ascough is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the book/project ‘BEST IN SHOW/Showfield’.  To see Sarah’s body of work, click on any image.         The first recorded agricultural show took place in Lancashire in 1768. Since then, they…

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Brazil
By Ralph Gibson
Photography Book Recommendation By Edge of Humanity Magazine

  Written by Joelcy Kay Editor & Curator – Edge of Humanity Magazine Curator – NO MIDDLEMAN ART GALLERY   Brazil By Ralph Gibson   “Depicted in this night (black and white) photograph (pp.102-103) are two buses cruising the road by the beach.   Circular light fixtures/poles  on the sidewalk…

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Contributors’ List Update | 2,508

 Just in case you missed. We just updated our Contributors’ list. Below you will find works from some of the contributors we added in September 2021. To see all 2,508 click HERE.     See all 2,508 HERE     Edge of Humanity Magazine is an independent nondiscriminatory platform that has…

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NOMADE3

  Artwork By  Didier PLANE   “It is difficult today to speak of autonomy and mobility in architecture when concrete has invaded the act of building on a global scale and has definitively anchored us in an irreversible sedentarisation with the costly solutions that we are beginning to discover: rural…

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Hill Of Crosses | Grabarka, Poland

  Photographer Gali Tibbon is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Grabarka – The Forest Of Thousand Of Crosses’.  To see Gali ’s body of work, click on any image.           Enclosed by two rivers, Grabarka is hidden in…

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In The Middle Of The Countryside | Forgotten Farms

  Photographer Christian Basetti is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the series ‘Former Farms’. To see Christian’s body of work, click on any image.           As a photographer of abandoned places, sometime I find old rural houses from the last century, a…

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Like A Kid, Alone At The Fair With Cash & No Supervision

  Photographer Jill Maguire is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From the series ‘Fair Season’.  To see Jill’s body of work, click on any photograph.           Fair Season captures my love affair with fairs. The images in this collection were shot at…

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25 Years After The Signing Of The Peace Accords | Guatemala Continues To Experience A Culture Of Impunity, Violence, Poverty and Exclusion

  Documentary Photographer and Human Rights Activist Jonathan Moller is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the book/project Our Culture is Our Resistance –  Repression, Refuge and Healing in Guatemala.  To see Jonathan’s body of work, click on any image.         Between…

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Living Faith | Inside the Muslim World of Southeast Asia | Steve Raymer | Photography Book Recommendation By Edge of Humanity Magazine

    Written by Joelcy Kay Editor & Curator of Edge of Humanity Magazine Curator of NO MIDDLEMAN ART GALLERY   Leading the book’s foreword is an architectural image featuring the top of buildings under a bluish gray sky (pp.14-15). The old architectural style of the Kuala Lumpur Railway Station…

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Delhi’s Street Vendors

  Photographer Anjali Tiwari is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘They sell to Survive, Not to Save’. To see Anjali’s body of work, click on any image.         In India, due to poverty in rural areas and lack of employment…

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Indonesia bus ride throughout the rural area looking out my window I see rice farmers with a big smile waving at all of us in the bus happiness for FREE       Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved you, please consider…

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Opium | Destroying Village Life In Longwa, India

  Photographer Emiliano Pinnizzotto is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Opium’.  To see Emiliano’s body of work, click on any image.       OPIUM: The silent destruction of a village Opium is one of the oldest drugs in the world. The…

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Brazil’s Depleting Water Sources & The Amazon Rainforest

  Photographer, Cinematographer and Journalist Renato Stockler is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of  this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Sowing Water’.  To see Renato’s body of work, click on any image.         Despite being more than 2000 kilometers away from the edges of the largest…

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Arkansas | One Of The Largest Consumers Of Methamphetamine In US 

  Photographer Olivia Fernandez is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Methamphetamine Anonymous’.  To see Olivia’s body of work, click on any image.           While public health officials have focused on the opioid epidemic in recent years, another epidemic…

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Rediscovering Motherland

  Photographer Aaron Yeandle is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘The Hinterlands’.  To see Aaron’s body of work, click on any image.           The work delves into the imagination of the everyday, looking at the mundane environments which…

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Rewind Series | Farming

  This series will focus on showcasing timeless photography that will tell human condition stories and provide enjoyment.  Selected from features published since the magazine’s birth in 2014, these hidden visuals will again come to life to touch your hearts. The rewind series will be presented in subjects.  To see…

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Rewind Series | Village Life

  This series will focus on showcasing timeless photography that will tell human condition stories and provide enjoyment.  Selected from features published since the magazine’s birth in 2014, these hidden visuals will again come to life to touch your hearts. The rewind series will be presented in subjects.  To see…

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Portraits Of An American Bicentennial | Ghent, New York

  ALL OF US Portraits of An American Bicentennial PHOTOGRAPHS BY RICHARD BEAVEN   …my long-term approach is to create a wide-ranging survey of this time in the Hudson Valley examining cultural and political themes.  My goal is to contribute meaningfully to the broader archive during this challenging and transformative…

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Looking For Something New At The End Of A Long Journey

  Photographer Todd R Forsgren is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project  ‘Driving into the Sunset’.  To see Todd’s body of work, click on any image.           Driving into the Sunset Photographs of the American Landscape from the Trump…

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Edge of Humanity Magazine Contributors’ List 2020

  The Components Of Beauty In Uganda’s Culture   Written by Andronicus Enoch Muwanguzi        “I want you to respect me as a person but please choke, slap, bite, spank, restrain and call me a dirty slut…”   Written by Lay Sion Ng @ Issues Under Tissues  …

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Blending Past & Present Lands

  Artist Ellen Jantzen is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay .  From the project ‘Mid + West’.  To see Ellen’s body of work, click on any photograph.           (A visual essay on adaptation and acceptance in relocation/immigration and migration) Some say…

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Kapunda Rodeo | Australia

  Documentary, Urban and Travel Photographer Phil Duval is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From the ‘Rodeo Series’.  To see Phil’s body of work, click on any photograph.         The photos were taken at the 2018 & 2019 Kapunda Rodeo in rural South…

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Better Opportunity’s Curse

  Rural villages Disappear Culture lost Modernization Creates Slums Poverty Loss of identity   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved you, please consider a donation, so that Edge of Humanity Magazine can continue sharing chips of my mind, that I diligently scribble…

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Rewind Series | America

This series will focus on showcasing timeless photography that will tell human condition stories and provide enjoyment.  Selected from features published since the magazine’s birth in 2014, these hidden visuals will again come to life to touch your hearts. The rewind series will be presented in subjects.  To see original…

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Lost America

  Artwork By MATTHEW PORTCH   Lost America examines a quiet stillness in a forgotten landscape that is, in a sense: ‘on-pause’. Backwater towns and rural corners are juxtaposed with the ambiguity of detached suburbia. Places appear frozen in time, their inhabitants absent or long since departed. Ardently stagnant in their appearance,…

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The Growing Tension Between Muslims & Christians In Georgia

  Portrait and Documentary Photographer Hossein Fardinfard is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘THE LOST IDENTITY’.  To see Hossein’s body of work, click on any image.           In the rural regions of the country of Georgia, poor economic…

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Breaking Borders | A Community Story | Egypt, Bogota

  Documentary and Street Photographer Gabriel Rojas is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Egypt, Guardian of History’.  To see Gabriel’s body of work, click on any image.         The Egypt neighborhood is one of the oldest in Bogotá. It…

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The Trial Site | Fracking In The Countryside

  Visual Storyteller Norberto Fernandez Soriano is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Hythloday’.  To see Norberto’s body of work, click on any image.         Hythloday is a body of work that draws from one community’s fight against fracking, and…

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Welcome To The Avenue Of Roses

  Director of Photography Kevin Fletcher is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Avenue of Roses’.  To see Kevin’s body of work, click on any image.           All of these photographs were taken on a single street in Portland,…

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Horses, Humans & Our Fast-Paced Society

  Visual Storyteller and Photographer Ogulcan Arslan  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘PEARL’.  To see Ogulcan’s body of work, click on any image.         They were, following their domestication, creatures providing mankind’s travels and communication on the first…

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Fukushima Remains

  Photographer Benjamin Kis is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the book/project ‘FUKUSHIMA NOW’.  To see Benjamin’s body of work, click on any image.       Fukushima(then)Now: Friday, March 11th, 2011, 14:47 o ‘clock, Fukushima. At this day, Japan was hit by a…

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Hardship & Cultural Richness | Jequitinhonha Vale, Brazil

  Photographer Karen Eppinghaus is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Vale do Jequitinhonha’.  To see Karen’s body of work, click on any image.           The Jequitinhonha Vale is a region in Brazil located at the north of Minas…

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The ‘other Brazil’ | Portrait Photography

  Photographer Antonio Mozeto is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  To see Antonio’s body of work, click on any image.         Portraits of a Profound Brazil I have no doubt that there is a dreamer in us. One who sees the world…

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Homosexuality | The Bibles’ Conflict Of Interest

  Written by: LIFE COACH  Carioca Da Gema   Having bad judgment of character will diminish the respect people have for you in your social circle and make you a risk for the ones you do business with. Is not unusual, to find on page 11 of a Google search…

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The Wealthy | Society’s Waste Of Opportunity

  Written by: LIFE COACH  Carioca Da Gema   Flaunting is part of human nature.  People today can publicly share with the world their exotic vacations, the purchase of a brand new car, or being offered that great job in detail with images, text, and chats The rich of the…

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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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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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MIGRATIONS By Sebastião Salgado | Photography Book Recommendation By Edge Of Humanity Magazine

  Like most of Salgado’s work, MIGRATIONS from the beginning, sets itself as a bible for documentary photography.  The black and white, high impact, historical images, makes a mark and stays with you, easily placing the viewer into the action, the struggles, the pain, and time in history. While exploring…

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The River & I – In The Rainforest

  Photojournalist and Documentary Photographer Raphael Alves is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Riversick’.  To see Raphael ’s body of work, click on any image.           “Riversick” is a work about how people and nature share the space…

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The Many Facets Of Fear

  Written by: Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   Fear is an emotional natural response. It tells the self that adversity is on the way.  We fear things or events that can alter our survival or aspects of our lives.  From our perspective we cannot physically or emotionally overcome this…

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Society, Government & The Health Care System In The US

  Written by: Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   In its infancy, societies are created by collective ideals and wants.  Since the caveman, we have done better in groups as we can help each other to solve our daily problems and carry the heavy loads. As the group evolves, the…

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Menstrual Cycles | I Do Not Want Them!

  Written by: Life Coach Carioca Da Gema     Teenage girls maybe taking pharmaceuticals in the effort to minimize the experience of having their periods.   “…in one study, approximately 70 percent of adolescents between the ages of 15 and 19 indicated that they would prefer to have their periods less…

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American Ranchers

  Photographer Scott Baxter is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this portrait/documentary photography.  From the book/project ‘100 Years 100 Ranchers’.  To see Scott’s body of work, click on any image.                     All images © Scott Baxter     100…

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Start Of A New Series | Q&A With The Hermit Poet | Why Is There So Much Corruption?

Hermit Poet’s Answer: Throughout history the wealthy and powerful have taken advantage of the less privileged.  The difference is that today corruption is more in our face, more often, involves larger sums of money, and casts a much wider net which includes politicians, powerful, large and medium sized companies, wealthy,…

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Fear | Lacking By The Youngsters & Considered By The Elders

  Written by: Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   The neighborhood daredevils gather at the end of the cul-de-sac every evening.  Lacking any fear or concern for self harm, these kids do stunts with their bikes and skateboards.  Without a second thought some instinctively get up and carry on after…

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Sleeping & The Money We Spend To Doze Off

  It is estimated that 113 million Americans suffer from sleep disorders. We popped 2 billion dollars of pills, bought 16 billion dollars worth of fancy mattresses, and 1.6 billion was spent on pillows.  Sleep labs and sleep home devices are also included in a total spending of 28 billion…

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Interrupted

  Written by: Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   Power OFF before supper Out of the window Quiet Dark Small lantern to help me Focusing on dough Kneading bread for dinner Ever so slowly Mind is clear Laboring primitive motion World around gone The damn light then comes back on…

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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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Humans | The Fight For Life & The Inevitability Of Death

  Written by: Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   The only absolute in life, for every living thing on this planet is death.  Suicide rates are up for this or that group of people.  Diseases without antidotes, keep showing their ugly heads. A new strength of a virus is developing…

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Nationalism | A Glossy Word For Ethnic Cleansing

  Written by: Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   Myanmar is for Buddhists! India is for Hindus! Make America great again!   Global warming warnings and wackos concocting artificial intelligence resembling the big bad wolf, are common concerns regarding where we are going as occupants of Earth. Global warming will…

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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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Are Humans Reasonable?

  Written by: Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   ‘Reason’ separates the human race from all other species and yet our lives are flooded with components we cannot reason or even prove that exist. Validating the existence of God is probably the largest failure in the history of civilized man.…

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The Role Of Individualism In Government Control

  Written by: Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   Primitive societies were constructed by people with the same value system and mostly ruled by religious beliefs. Collective thinking has been diluted by individualism in modern society. Unshackled from institutionalized ideology and state control, citizens can exercise originality in their actions…

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Entertainment | Our Attention Through The Years | Delivery Devices & Content

Written by: Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   I remember watching ants moving the leaves from a tree across the patio floor.  We were vacationing at my father’s hometown in a rural area of Brazil.  I cannot recollect if there was electricity, but at night time the family would sit…

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The Dreams & Contradictions In Chinese Society

  Artist and Photographer  Alex Huanfa Cheng is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Chinese Wonderland’.  To see Alex’s body of work, click on any photograph.         I was born in a rural area of China, and now I’m living…

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The Road From Bagan To Mandalay

  It was Saturday afternoon and the next bus did not leave until Monday. We were able to catch a ride with a guy who was going from Bagan to Mandalay for the weekend. My wife and I usually do not travel by a personal car because there is nothing…

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Undocumented Immigrants’ Living Spaces

  Writer, Educator and  Photographer Mary Beth Meehan is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of  this documentary photography.  From the project ‘ Undocumented’.  To see Mary Beth’s body of work, click on any image.           Between 11- and 20-million undocumented immigrants live in the United…

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“There is no place like home. But if home no longer feels like home, we are lost.” | The South African Dream

  Documentary Photographer, Facilitator and Engaged Academic  Pieter de Vos is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of  this documentary photography.  From the book/project ‘HOMELANDS’.  To see Pieter’s body of work, click on any image.       LIFE ON THE EDGE OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN DREAM Homelands traces its…

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The Unique Musical Tradition From The Cumberland Plateau, Tennessee

  Filmmaker, Photographer and Educator Rachel Boillot is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the book/project ‘Moon Shine’.  To see Rachel’s body of work, click on any image.           Moon Shine is a collection of photographs inspired by the unique musical…

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Desolate America

  Photographer Matthew Portch is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Lost America’.  To see Matthew’s body of work, click on any image.           Lost America examines a quiet stillness in a forgotten landscape that is, in a sense: ‘on-pause’. Backwater towns…

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The Historic Railroads In The American   Landscape

  Photographer John Sanderson is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this landscape/documentary photography.  From the project ‘RAILROAD LANDSCAPES’.  To see John’s body of work, click on any image.           Space changes around rail lines that remain generations after their construction. The tracks flow into…

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Farm Workers & Their Labor Conditions | Brazil

  Retired Professor and Photographer Antonio Mozeto is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Rural Life’.  To see Antonio’s body of work, click on any image.           I have an umbilical link with rural workers. I am the son of…

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Bulldozing Nature’s Rhythm

  Photographer Yurian Quintanas Nobel is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘The End Of The Days’.  To see Yurian’s body of work, click on any image.             THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN NATURE AND SOCIETY HAS CHANGED OVER TIME.…

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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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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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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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Tracing Tradition | Peasants’ Life | Latvia 1900s

  Visual Artist,  Educator and  Photographer Vika Eksta is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the book/project ‘Dievs Daba Darbs’.  To see Vika’s body of work, click on any image.           “Dievs Daba Darbs” (“God Nature Toil”) is a trilogy written…

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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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Once An Industrial Power | Livani Rests Underdeveloped | Latvia

  Photographer Aija Bley  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the ‘Sleepers’ project.  To see Aija’s body of work, click on any image.           In the 1970s Livani was one of the leading industrial centers of the USSR. Six large…

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