Street sellers in Nairobi slums
Selling on the street, going from door to door, is one of the most common trades in the African world, in both the rural areas and the slums of the big cities. The seller who goes around with the goods on his back is, in that situation, characteristic of those who are accustomed to fending for themselves and coming up with their own job. It is the crude spin-off of a changing, evolving economic process. The slums are not only places of extreme survival: a more careful look at them reveals that...
Terra dei Fuochi
(part of the project: Garbage emergency)
The Italian government has held emergency crisis talks after riots broke out in Boscoreale (NA) over plans to build a rubbish dump inside the Vesuvius National Park, an area protected by UNESCO. The people who live along its perimeter are paying the ultimate price. Rising rates of leukemia, throat cancer, and respiratory illnesses are a testament to the severe pollution of the air and water. They can’t open their windows, and the...
Faces of politicians
Work in progress...
The faces of the politicians
I volti della politica
Paris Fashion Week
Paris 24th Fashion Week September 2013 © Dmitry Kostyuokov
GOD WAS THERE AND I GOT SO CLOSE
CERN (The European Organization for Nuclear Research) is the closest place toGod, the place where they try to give answers to questions that are part of the history of humanity: Whydo we exist?How did life originate? etc..
CERN is a kind of State (sovereign and inviolable) within a State, on the border between Switzerland and France, where abouteleven thousandpeople, without distinction of sex, race,politics and religion, work and study side by side and in the...
Cosplay, Tokyo 2013 - Playing for Real
Playing For Real Tokyo, 2013 © Andrea Frazzetta / LUZ
Cosplay, Japanese abbreviation for the English terms “costume” and “play”, is the art of dressing up like a character – or even a concept – from a work of fiction. In a Japan, where popular culture is ever more based on the “now”, manga, anime and videogames, are the main source of inspiration and the result is often quite spectacular, blurring the line between real and...
Zone of Absolute Discomfort
Zone of Absolute Discomfort A three-part photo essay capturing Russia’s push to dominate the Arctic
February 2012 -- Inside the claustrophobic confines of a shipping container erected on an icy nowhere, a group of Russians waits out another day of an Arctic storm. Anton bakes blini. Andrei watches the same horror movie again. Alexei tries to craft a toothpaste holder from an empty tin can. Lisa the dog, who finds company among the 100 men in Camp No. 2, curls up farthest...