International photojournalism

Thailand
Karen - No future, no hope
The existence of one of the world's oldest refugee camps is at risk

More than 120 thousands Karen refugees from Burma still live today inside 9 different camps in Thailand. They have been living there for the last 30 years and they have no chances to change their status. So far. They fled from a civil war, ethnic persecution, to find themselves prisoners without a f
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Kenya
Bach to the future
An extraordinary music school inside Nairobi's largest slum

Music, wrote Claude Levi-Strauss, is "a machine to suppress time". In Korogocho, one of Nairobi's largest slums, since some time ago music has also helped to suppress space, to make people forget the squalor and violence, to heal the wounds of the soul, and in some cases to open a door toward a futu
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Iran
Kidney for sale
The only country in the world where kidney trading is legal

There were 62 ads written by hand on the walls of the hospital. 62 people in Iran had compatible blood type with the one belonging to Ghaffar Naghdi, 24, the young member of a peasant family living in Southern Iran, who decided to sell their lands and properties to buy a kidney for their son. After
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Canada
Nanuk's world
The capital of polar bears

Once a year Churchill becomes the world capital of polar bears. Between October and November, in this remote village of Canada (with a thousand inhabitants and two-hour flight from Winnipeg, or two days by train) overlooking the Hudson Bay, the bears wait the bay to freeze completely to move north,
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Ukraine
Welcome to Chernobyl!
Nuclear tourism 30 years after. One of the weirdest guided tours ever

Yuriy does a very particular job: the travel guide in Chernobyl. Since 2011, Ukraine has opened the doors to the area where the nuclear accident occurred back in 1986. Every year at least 15 thousands people visit the place. Yuriy works for one of the many companies which from Kiev organize the "Che
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Italy
EXPOsing Milan
While the Expo is running the city turns into the avantgarde of Italy

2015 is Milan's year. From May until October, the economic capital of Italy will host the Expo. The city has worked hard to be at its best for the event, and now shows high skyscrapers and many renewed urban areas (the new Darsena, the Cathedral, Vittorio Emanuele gallery) while huge investments mad
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United States
Senior love triangle
Two women, one man. A story of love and solitude in Los Angeles

It's not a scandal, nor a matter of social issues. This story simply documents Jeanie, 82, Will, 84, and Adina, 90, very peculiar and unconventional relationship. They view their connection as a shield from the loneliness of aging. Even though Jeanie, Will and Adina's relationship began at a senior
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Turkey
Turkish Blue Gold
How water resources may change a Nation's geography

Now more than ever, in Turkey water is a vital issue which raises tensions both inside and outside the country. At the beginning of the 80s the Turkish government launched the GAP project (Guneydoglu Anadolu Projesi), a regional development plan aimed at Southeastern Anatolia, also known as Turkish
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Italy
The sleep of reason
How land pollution keeps killing Italians living nearby Naples

The window on the high-speed train to Naples, Italy, frames an idyllic picture - rolling hills, sun-covered vineyards, and fertile farmland. But beneath the fertile soil of this region lies something insidious, an amalgam of industrial, hospital and nuclear waste that is spiking cancer rates and spr
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Albania
Swinging Tirana
A new life and energy run through the streets of the capital

Just twenty years ago, the city of Tirana was a sort of Pyongyang in the heart of Europe, the capital of a paranoid, isolated nation. Today Tirana is a vibrant, ambitious town, welcoming those who ran away during the Nineties now back richer, and with a better instruction. It's people in their thirt
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United Kingdom
Kinky
50 shades of grey. The real thing. Consensual SM in the Uk

Sadomasochism (SM) means different things for different people. For some is a lifestyle, for others part of their sexuality, or even their own entire sexuality. For others it's related to a specific relationship, for some is a form of play or simply a lifestyle.

What is common in all tho
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Uruguay
Utopia in the desert
A peaceful and creative place for very special people

Right in front of the the Atlantic ocean, hidden behind the sandy dunes, there's a small strip of Uruguayan coast swept by the wind and away frm all usual travellers' routes. So far. Cabo Polonio today is still a surreal place where a very strange community lives: no more than 50-60 people indeed de
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Argentina
Tango Miracle
How to dance all day long and live a romantic life ever after

Jesus Paez and Claudia Balbi earn their living mostly out of Tango dancing. They are the perfect paradigma of a phenomenon that is affecting thousands of young people throughout the whole Argentina, especially in Buenos Aires. After a long period of decline - that has reached the lowest point in the
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Indonesia
Jakarta Booming
Indonesian economy is growing at an incredible speed

It is has been one and a half decade since Indonesia has become a democratic country after the fall of Suharto Dictatorship Regime which lasted for 32 years. The recent election of Joko Widodo, the popular governor of Jakarta and former businessman from Solo, brought great optimism on the future and
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United States
No one will trespass
Paramilitary volunteers patrolling the Us border

A group of armed volunteers, coming from different rightwing parties and political groups, gathers in the Vekol Valley, Sonora Desert, 87 miles from Phoenix, to patrol a territory that is also known as a perfect natural way for drug traffickers and illegal immigrants.

Due to its vastness it
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Africa
Masks never die
Why African people must celebrate Carnival all year round

Secret societies, in Africa, represent the traditional society, a kind of parallel authority. They reveal themselves through the masks appearance: every mask has its own meaning, and its appearance brings a clear message to the community members.

"Masks talk. And listen to men and to their
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International photojournalism