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The Quaint Little Village

  Written by B.S.     All cities lost their charm from the coffee fuelled taxpayer cabinet yellow lunches plates of porkies and flaky promises of wet pastry secret hand club sandwiches and sugar free tarts watered down paid press juice and tortured chicken hearts we lost our humility our…

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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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Village Life | Zagrazhden, Bulgaria

  Documentary Photographer Aydin Cetinbostanoğlu  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Zagrazhden A Pomak Village over Rhodope Mountains’.  To see Aydin’s body of work, click on any image.           Surrounded by valleys and high mountains the village of…

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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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Boyhood Story | Village Of Borogontsy, Russia

  Visual Artist Lesha Pavlov is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of  this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Boyhood’.  To see  Lesha ’s body of work, click on any image.       Today in Russia there are several hundred schools with separate education for boys and girls. This…

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Yelkhovka | A Dying Village In Russia

  Photographer Marina Shukurova is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Atlantis of Baba Grunya’.  To see Marina’s body of work, click on any image.           Yelkhovka’s depleting resident count since 1859 1859 – 336 inhabitants 1897 – 548…

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The Olive Oil Route | Nea Vrasna Village, Greece

  Photojournalist Konstantinos Tsakalidis is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘The Olive Oil Route’.  To see Konstantinos’s body of work, click on any image.                     All images © Konstantinos Tsakalidis     See…

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The Zapatista Rebels’ Village In The Mountains Of Chiapas, Mexico

  Geographer and Photographer Aurelien Buttin is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From the ‘M.A.R.Z’ series.  To see Aurelien ’s body of work, click on any photograph.                       All images © Aurelien Buttin     See…

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My Make-Believe Village Life | Childhood Stories

  Photographer Katerina Kouzmitcheva is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Travelling to non-existing past’.  To see Katerina’s body of work, click on any image.           My Facebook photo album of our family village house was often nostalgically commented…

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After The Young People Left | Daily Life In The Villages Of Basilicata, Italy

  Photographer Michele Battilomo is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘ De-Population’.  To see Michele’s body of work, click on any image.         La Lucania, an authentic region with a thousand facets, but that conceals a strong unease due to…

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The Village

  NFL Player & Poet Ryan Russell is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this poem.   *   The Village   It takes a village to raise a child. My mother, being a single mother, needed that to be true more than anyone. She worked herself to death…

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“Grandma’s house smells like chamomile and ointment.” | Romania’s Village Life

  Photographer Felicia Simion is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From her project ‘Eggs, Pots and Oranges’.  To see Felicia’s body of work click on any image.       Welcome to my village in the South of Romania. My Grandparents’ house is the last one…

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Poor Mining Villages Providing For The Wealthy | Gafsa, Tunisia

  Photojournalist and Documentary Photographer Zied Ben Romdhane is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From his project ‘West of Life‘.  To see Zied’s stories click on any image.           In Gafsa, a phosphate mining region in the southwest of Tunisia, a state-controlled company called CPG…

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We Must Inhale What We Produced: Russia’s Village Air & The Allure Of The City

  Artist Yulia Artemyeva is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From her  project ‘Guardian‘. To see Yulia’s body of work click on any photograph.         The village is the cradle of the Russian civilization. This is where it has its roots. It has preserved…

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Village Daily Life In Croatia

  Photojournalist Stipe Surac  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these daily life images.  From his project Begovo Razdolje .  To see Stipe’s body of work click on any photograph.                   See also: Seagulls Story By Stipe Surac      

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The Tranquility Of Village Life

  Documentary and Portrait Photographer Astrid Huis is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From her project ‘Little Village Near The River‘.  To see Astrid’s works click on any photograph.           We all live in our own little worlds. Sometimes these worlds collide,…

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“Go to the village hidden in deep snow…” Zaido-A Surviving Ritual In A Dream Place

  Photographer Yukari Chikura is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From her project ‘Zaido‘.  To see Yukari’s gallery click on any image.             ZAIDO ( For my deceased father…)   Nothing had prepared me for my father’s death. He…

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Taking Land & Livelihood From Villagers – The Agribusiness & Governments Misleading Deals In Senegal

  Photojournalist and Documentary Photographer Luka Dakskobler is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from his project ‘Land Grabbing In Senegal’. To see Luka’s body of work click on any image.   As the world faces growing food crisis and searches for…

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Rebuilding Schools In The Forgotten Villages Of Gorkha – The Aftermath Of Nepal’s Earthquake

  Photographer Enrico Fabi  at Blobally is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘Gorkha: Rebuilding The Future‘.  To see The Fabi Brothers (Blobally) and The Gorkha Foundation’s efforts to rebuild Nepalese schools after the 2015 earthquake click on any image.     The…

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Gorkha District’s Villagers & The Struggles Of Rebuilding After Nepal’s Earthquake

  Photographer Szymon Barylski is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary   photography.  From project ‘Stranded‘.  To see Szymon’s projects click on any image.                           See also: Iquitos – Belen By Szymon Barylski   Back…

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Stagnated Lives & Dying Villages In Moldova

  Photographer Andrej Balco is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From his project ‘Moldova‘.  To see Andrej’s body of work click on any image.         Moldova is the poorest country in Europe. Following the vision of better future, more than one million of…

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Daily Life In The Village Of Ampleforth

  Rural and Landscape Photographer Lucy Saggers is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  These images are from her project ‘Of Life and Land – Ampleforth Stories‘.   To see Lucy’s projects click on any image.                    …

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Seoul’s Redevelopment – Relocating Guryong Village Residents Again

  Photographer Soohyun Kim is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.   From his project ‘Guryong Village in Seoul‘. To see Soohyun’s body of work  click on any image.             Guryong Village is an enormous shantytown in Seoul’s wealthiest district, Gangnam. It…

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Social Documentary Photography – ‘Andrushino’ A Dying Village In Russia

  Photographer Ekaterina Vasilyeva is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From her project ‘After the Firebird‘.  To see Ekaterina’s gallery of projects and photographs click on any image.         2010 – 2015,  Village Andrushino, Pskov Region, Russia Russia’s villages are rapidly sinking…

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Brazil’s History Of Atrocities Against The Indigenous Peoples | Krenak Reformatory

  Photographer Filmmaker Leonardo Carrato is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘The Ruins’.  To see Leonardo ’s body of work, click on any image.      Krenak Reformatory The Ruins and Those Who Were Hidden Integration, 1968 The indigenous communities inhabited key…

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The Journey Out Of Ukraine

  Documentary Photographer  Aydin Cetinbostanoğlu is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project “Is it hard to leave or stay?” Victoria’s Story’.  To see  Aydin’s body of work, click on any image.   “If not my pregnant friend, If not my husband, I would…

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Rooted In Baranja

  Photographer Tomislav Marcijuš is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the book ‘Baranja Dreaming’.  For more information about this book click on any image.         Every leaving takes us back to some beginning and teaches us to discover something new within…

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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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About To Fade | A Visual And Literary Project

  Photographer Laura C. Vela  and Writer Suso Mourelo are the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributors of this photo essay.  From the book/project  ‘They always go alone, the bugs’.  To see Laura’s body of work, click on any image.     Written By Suso Mourelo   Siempre van solos, los…

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Community Prevailing Over State | Moscow’s Waste Management

  Documentary Photographer Yulia Nevskaya is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Nobody lives there’.  To see Yulia’s body of work, click on any image.       In January 2019, a project of a new garbage reform was adopted, its main goal is to solve the crisis in Moscow.…

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Iraq | Beyond The Shores

  Travel Photographer Maxime Crozet is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the series ‘Iraq, beyond the shores’.  To see Maxime’s body of work, click on any image.             From the mountains of Kurdistan in the north to the Shatt…

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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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St. Stephen ‘The Iron Church’

  Documentary Photographer Aydin Cetinbostanoğlu  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Bulgarian St. Stephen Church (Iron Church)’.  To see Aydin’s body of work, click on any image.       Bulgarian St Stephen Church, also known as the Bulgarian Iron Church, is a Bulgarian Orthodox…

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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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In Harmony With Nature

  Documentary Photographer Aydin Cetinbostanoğlu  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this article.  From the project Paneurhythmy – Living in harmony with nature, Bulgaria.  To see Aydin’s body of work, click on any image.   Paneurhythmy is a system of physical musical exercises developed by Peter Deunov between…

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Bhutan
The Land Of Serenity
By Matthieu Ricard
Photography Book Recommendation By Edge of Humanity Magazine

    Bhutan The Land Of Serenity By Matthieu Ricard     Written by Joelcy Kay Editor & Curator of Edge of Humanity Magazine Curator of NO MIDDLEMAN ART GALLERY   Peaceful landscape photographs found  in ‘The Land of Serenity’ (the book’s first chapter) pave the path for this calm…

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Losers

  Written by George Gad Economou   we’re everywhere: in every bar, classroom, behind desks and under wooden tables; crowding busses, flooding streets—nowhere to go, nothing to do—only survive, survive, struggle and claim your hole in the dirt—he was born, lived, and died: the only thing that can be written…

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Rewind Series | Asia

  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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Having Fun Under The Sun

  Photographer Eddy Verloes is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From the series ‘Life’s a Beach’.  To see Eddy’s body of work, click on any photograph.           Life’s a beach  means something positive. Almost like “Life is good”. Who doesn’t like a…

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Congo’s Charcoal, An Illegal Trade, A Precarious Lifeline

  Artist Photographer and Director Guerchom Ndebo pour/for Fondation Carmignac is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project  ‘Congo’s Charcoal’.  To see Guerchom’s body of work, click on any image.     Eastern Congo’s illegal charcoal trade worth around $35 million a year is controlled…

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The Constraints Of Poverty

  Photojournalist and Documentary Photographer Simon Móricz-Sabján is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘The Borsos Family’.  To see Simon’s body of work, click on any image.         The Borsos family of eight members lives in the village of Csanytelek,…

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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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Reestablishing A Dialog With My Childhood Place & Understanding A Fateful Event | A Photographer’s Story

  Photographer Juliette Treillet is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the series ‘Foyer’.  To see Juliette’s body of work, click on any image.           When I first began this project, I was interested in the double meaning and ambivalence of…

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‘Duuka’ Uganda’s Small Shops

  Photojournalist and Set Photographer Paolo Quadrini is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project  ‘Uganda, 1 Day Along the Road’.  To see Paolo’s body of work, click on any image.           It takes about 8 hours to drive from…

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Charak Gajan Festival, Bengal, India

  Documentary Photographer Aniket Pal is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Gajan’.  To see Aniket’s body of work, click on any image.     India is a diverse land with many festivals. Every year people eagerly wait for the arrival of festivals.…

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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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Rewind Series | Asia

  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 | Africa

  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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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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Benidorm, Spain | The Birthplace Of Package Tourism

  Photographer Danny Franzreb is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the ‘Benidorm’ series.  To see Danny’s body of work, click on any image.         Until the 1960s, Benidorm was a small fishing village. Today the city has reached the highest density…

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Cheers! God Save The British Pubs

  Photographer Anton Panchenkov is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the series ‘ A Right To Pub’.  To see Anton’s body of work, click on any image.         On 20 March 2020, the UK Government made a decision that appeared to be…

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Circus

  Photographer Andrea Guedella is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From the ongoing series ‘Circus Life’.  To see Andrea’s body of work, click on any photograph.         CIRCUS LIFE is my journey in the skin of other lives. A nomad entry into the…

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The Sound Of The Sangu River | Bangladesh

  Photographer Arif Zaman is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘The Fairytale of Bangladesh’.  To see Arif’s body of work, click on any image.       I stood in the whisper of mist. The serene Sangu river was flowing right in…

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Rewind Series | Russia/Former Soviet Union

  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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Anatolia | 1973

  Documentary Photographer Aydin Cetinbostanoglu is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Anatolia Diaries’.  To see Aydin’s body of work, click on any image.           Anatolia Diaries,  Approximately 3000 km in Anatolia – 1973 “Years of meeting and understanding…

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Rewind Series | Asia

  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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Epecuén | A Disastrous Story Of Economic Progress vs Nature

  Photographer Adrián Markis is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Epecuén’.  To see Adrián’s body of work, click on any image.     Epecuén Lake Village is located 550 kilometers southwest of Buenos Aires. Epecuén’s famous lake belongs to the endorheic basin…

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Kazakhstan

  Documentary Photographer Francesca Cao is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘THE LION OF CENTRAL ASIA’.  To see Francesca’s body of work, click on any image.         Kazakhstan is the ninth largest country in the world.  Its history begins…

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What Happened When The City Of Mologa Went Underwater?

  Photographer Daria Nazarova is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘The Time of Water’.  To see Daria’s body of work, click on any image.         The past of my family is connected with the places where the Rybinsk reservoir is now located. Between…

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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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Cormorant Fishing | A Disappearing Ancient Tradition

  Photographer  Ivan Ferrer is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From the project ‘The Fisherman of the Xingping Fishing Village’.  To see Ivan’s body of work, click on any photograph.         Using cormorants to catch fish has been a custom in China for…

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9,957

  Many Villagers Visit This Shaman His power Is said to be great Or Is it all just a fantasy show?   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…

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Childhood Stories & The Smell Of Things

  Photographer Lena Altshul is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Smell’.  To see Lena’s body of work, click on any image.   Strawberry jam There were always plenty of strawberries, and my grandmother used to make jam out of them. Its scent…

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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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Preserving Heritage & Culture | The Havelis’ Workers

  Documentary Photographer Jai Thakur is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Durbaan: Legacy of Caretakers’.  To see Jai ’s body of work, click on any image.     Durbaan, literally means the person who guards. Here, it signifies guarding our heritage and…

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Sand Stories

  The Old man Spoke to the children Of the desert village About the mystical fantasy OASIS   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   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,…

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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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Life’s Moments | Eastern Europe

  Photographer Dana Borcea is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  To see Dana’s body of work, click on any photograph.                     All images © Dana Borcea     See also: Landscape By Dana Borcea      …

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Harvest Time In The Vineyard & The Roma People’s Living Conditions

  Documentary Photographer Mihai A. Ciama is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project  ‘The House in the Vineyard | Cordova, Romania’.  To see Mihai’s body of work, click on any image.           A group of Roma people come from…

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Sacred Places | Serbia

  Photographer Marko Rupena is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘The Sanctuary in Djunis’.  To see Marko’s body of work, click on any image.           At the end of 19th century, while taking a water from a fountain,…

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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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To Save Their Lives They Left All Behind | Crimes & Drug Trafficking | Guerrero, Mexico

  Photographer Jair Cabrera is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of  this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Ghost towns in Guerrero because of drug trafficking’.  To see Jair’s body of work, click on any image.           The violence generated by organized crime in several municipalities…

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Welsh Miners | 1977

  Documentary Photographer David Wright is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Welsh Miners – 1977 – The end of an era‘ .  To see David’s body of work, click on any image.   My name is David Gilbert Wright. I am English and was…

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Coming Together To Remember My Grandfather

  Engineer and Photographer Md. Zobayer Hossain Joati is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project  ‘Challisha – In Remembrance of My Grandfather’.  To see Zobayer’s body of work, click on any image.               Challisha, where the friends…

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In The Name Of Freedom | Harsh Life In The Taiga

  Photographer Alexis Pazoumian is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the book/project ‘Sacha’.  To see Alexis ’ body of work, click on any image.         SACHA, KING OF THE TAIGA In his quest for a sense of freedom that represents total…

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Aral Sea Stories

  Journalist and Documentary Photographer Iulia Galushina is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography. From the project ‘The Almost Sea’.   To see Iulia ’s body of work, click on any image.         Half of the century ago a sea disappeared from the face…

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Jürgen Warschun Reporting From Dominican Republic | Coronavirus’ Days

  Photographer Jürgen Warschun is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this street/documentary photography.  To see Jürgen’s body of work, click on any image.           The Dominican Republic is visited by about six million holiday makers each year, but in March 2020 all tourists went…

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Hindu Light Festival | Barodi & Shamibag Temple, Bangladesh

  Photographer Md.Arifuzzaman is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  To see Arif’s body of work, click on any image.         Rakher Upobash is Hindu religious festival of lights, faith and devotion. Rakher Upobash is usually celebrated in the month of Kartik as per Hindu…

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“I’m afraid of nothing, I’m afraid of ghosts” | Youth In Inhospitable Environment | Latvia

  Visual Artist Bérangère Fromont is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘I don’t want to disappear completely.  To see Bérangère’s body of work, click on any image.           Summer. I spent a few days in a village in…

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Finno-Ugric Peoples | Paganism & Russification

  Visual Artist Dmitry Ermakov is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘River Under Earth’.  To see Dmitry’s body of work, click on any image.       The European part of Russia was originally populated mostly by Finno-Ugric people, not by Russians.…

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Following My Grandfather’s Footsteps To Tibet | A Photographer’s Story Of Grief

  Photographer and Filmmaker Amy Luo is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Secret Scriptures’.  To see Amy’s body of work, click on any image.         I was very much aware of violating my own usual procedures while shooting for…

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Concrete In The Jungle | Built By Hand & On Foot

  Photographer Carlotta Boettcher is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the ‘Xilitla’ series.  To see Carlotta ’s body of work, click on any photograph.         Many years ago I happened to see a photograph of a garden in Mexico in Architectural…

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Bhutan | People & Their Quotidian Lives

  Photographer Michael Marquand is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this  travel photography.  From the Bhutan series.  To see Michael’s body of work, click on any image.                     All images © Michael Marquand     See also: Varanasi India…

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The Cycle Of Violence & Hate Towards The LGBTQ Community | Peru

  Photographers Andrew Mroczek and Juan Jose Barboza-Gubo are the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributors of this documentary photography.  From the book/project ‘Fatherland’.  To see Andrew and Juan’s body of work, click on any image.           While Peru’s landscape is often celebrated for its rich history,…

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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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Flood & Housing | Itaya River, Peru

  Documentary Photographer and Photojournalist César Campos is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project  ‘Belen’.  To see César’s body of work, click on any image.       The Belen district in Iquitos, Peru, is flooded three or four months a year by…

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Tribal Art | The Living Tradition Of Bastar | Chhattisgarh, India

  Commercial and Social Documentary Photographer Sandeep Biswas is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the book ‘Jal Jungle Jameen | The Living Tradition of Chhattisgarh’.  To see Sandeep’s body of work, click on any image.   Initial Thoughts: The Soul of Chhattisgarh-  ©Dr Alka Pande…

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Greenland’s “Scary” Future

  Photographer and Filmmaker Heidi Piiroinen is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Losing Greenland’.  To see Heidi ’s body of work, click on any image.           Global warming is reshaping the world’s largest island, causing the ice sheet…

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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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Brazil’s Indigenous People

  Photographer Diego Baravelli is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Aldeia Multiétnica ’.  To see Diego’s body of work, click on any image.           The Multiethnic Village is a territory in Chapada dos Veadeiros dedicated to the strengthening…

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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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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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Eco-Friendly Colombia Coffee Farming On The Steep Hills Of Sierra Nevada

  Photographer Pieter Bas Bouwman is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project  ‘Coffee farmers of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta’.  To see Pieter ’s body of work, click on any image.           San Javier is a village on…

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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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Mysticism Or Performance | The Modernization Of Traditional Practices | Witchcraft, Palmistry & Spiritual Healing

  Photographer Lucia Sekerková Bláhová is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Vrăjitoare’.  To see Lucia’s body of work, click on any image.           Vrăjitoare – witches, fortune tellers, healers… Many Romanian Roma women identify themselves with such descriptions.…

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Faith, Family & Alcoholism | Sasha The Healer Of Rubtsovsk & His Personal Pain

  Visual Artist and Documentary Photographer Valentin Sidorenko is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Where the world ends’.  To see Valentin’s body of work, click on any image.           Sasha is 45 years old. His grandmother was a…

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Life On The Irrawaddy’s Muddy Waters

  Written By Poet and Photographer J H Martin @ A Coat for a Monkey    ŚAKRA   This delving day Of distracting thoughts Brings no relief From the fires of February Only your Slow moving brown waters Washing over my Valium eyes   Sat near a poor family I…

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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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“…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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Vasyugan, Siberia’s Largest Swamp | History & Residents

  Photographer and Teacher Sergey Medvedchikov is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project  ‘The land of Vasyugania’.  To see Sergey’s body of work, click on any image.         Vasyugan swamp is one of the largest wetlands in the world, with…

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Hunter-Gatherers Facing Life Of Extreme Poverty After Relocation | The Batwa Pygmies From The Virunga Mountains

  Photographer Jan Janssen is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Proud for One Second’.  To see Jan’s body of work, click on any image.           The Batwa Pygmies, one of the oldest people of Africa. It can be…

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