International photojournalism

Republic of Serbia
Working class goes to heaven

The car industry has been going through a crisis throughout the world and carmakers have been forced to create new car models, as well to adopt new marketing and production strategies. Fiat, like many other European multinational companies, has delocalized part of its production in Eastern Europe ca
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Ethiopia
Bekoji, the runners' town

If you look at the birth certificates of the best Marathon runners in the world, you will discover that many of them come from Bekoji, Ethiopia. This small and isolated town lies in the south of the country and is becoming famous for being the "town of runners". In recent years, 6 runners from Bekoj
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Croatia
Magical kingdom of childhood

"They are wild and magical, as if they came from some different planet", Nan Goldin would say about children, an American photographer who brought out her intimacy and the intimacy of her friends' revealed in dramas and adventures which were often happening inside house walls, from the bathroom to t
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Italy
For the children's sake

Italy is the democratic country with the highest number of civilian victims in a war which has never been declared. During the period going from the Second World War to the early 90s Italy was hit by a series of bloody terrorist attacks against workers, trade unionists, politicians, magistrates, jou
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South Korea
Shy Seoul

Capable of unexpected leaps, Seoul resembles the shy Korean women who look at their reflection in the subway's mirrors: silent and reserved by day, wild at night in Hongdae's karaokes, imitating K-pop stars. The capital, whcich lies on the banks of the Han river, is one of the world's richest cities
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Japan
A phenomenal ethnic mix
By Nadia Shira Cohen and Paulo Siqueira

Although made up of two of the most opposing cultures, Japanese Brazilians are a phenomenal ethnic mix, which manifested in the beginning of the 20th century when Brazil abolished slavery and searched eagerly for migrant workers to fill their places. In 1907 an accord was signed between the governme
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Turkey
Mother, am I a Barbarian?

This sentence from a poem by Lale Muldur was the title of the latest art biennial that started in Istanbul in September, 2013. A theme that wanted to bring art out of the galleries and talk to people, to the 'excluded' from the new economic relations between rich and poor and from the wild capitalis
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Burkina Faso
Albinism in Africa

Albinism is a hereditary anomaly that occurs when the body is unable to produce melanin, a natural substance giving color to the hair, skin and iris. The melanin pigment acts as a photo-protective pigment absorbing ultraviolet rays, acting as prevention of skin damage and involved in the eyesight de
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South Korea
Seoul, plastic mania

South Korea's face is changing. Literally. Seoul is the city with the highest per-capita number of cosmetic surgery clinics, and here one woman out of five has undergone plastic surgery at least once in her life. In Korea, beauty is an obsession, and a scalpel the easiest way to obtain it. So much s
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Italy
A hidden paradise
Wild horses in Sardinia

The cuaddeddu, or Giara horse, ranks among the last wild horses in Europe. There are about five hundreds left, and they live in a plateau in Southern Sardinia called the Giara. These horses are quite mysterious: how they reached the middle of the Mediterranean area is not clear yet - probably they w
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Italy
The venomous city

The Ilva in Taranto is one of the biggest steel processing industries in Europe. The plant, more than twice the size of the city of Taranto, has been built next to the Tamburi neighborhood, few kilometers from the city centre. Since the early 1980s the WHO has defined Taranto as a city exposed to hi
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Egypt
The never ending revolution

Among the thousands of young people who are protesting in the Egyptian squares today, demanding for a radical change to the Egyptian regime, there are also many artists. Just like the others, they are fed up with a political system which has been systematically erasing people's freedom. These artist
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Morocco
Art generation

Politics and its relationship to religion, the role of women and the scourge of illiteracy, the contradiction between economic development and the growing fear of religious fundamentalism. Twenty-eight Moroccan artists of two generations (17 men and 9 women) reflect about the future of the Arab soci
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Brazil
At the end of the River

The recent Brazilian expansion is contrasting with the global tendency and the global economic crisis. As the country wealth is rising, new infrastructures are needed to support the new Brazilian growth. The Belo Monte dam, on the Xingu River, is one of them. The dam, which will be the world's third
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Democratic Republic of Congo
The coltan war

The hills of Rubaya, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, are full of manganese and coltan. Coltan is an invaluable mineral for the world's technological industry. Rubaya miners call unrefined sand "mangano", but they do not know what is used for and what can be obtained from it. Until few months ag
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Brazil
Red earth of no one

By Nadia Shira Cohen and Paulo Siqueira

In October, 2012, the Guarani-Kaiowa indigenous tribe of Brazilian state Mato Grosso Do Sul vowed to fight to their death in a dispute over the land of their ancestors. The community of 50 men, 50 women and 70 children wrote a chilling letter to the Bra
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International photojournalism