I’m going through notebooks from my first trip to Bosnia-Hercegovina so I can use some of it in a novel I’m trying to finish. There’s something very humbling about re-reading my detailed record of every mistake and worry from that trip. It shows me how much has changed and how much I have stayed the same. Nonetheless, I have learned a lot about myself by going abroad alone. I hope I can turn it into something for my main character, since I’m sending her there as well. I hate to use anything I may need for the story, but I thought I’d send some photos from Mostar that send me back to those warm, curious, self-conscious days.
Thanks for being so patient with the blog as I finish up with editing the novel. Here’s hoping I’ll be able to share with you this «thank you note as thinly-veiled fiction» soon.
P.S. If you go to Mostar…
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Lo sé. Estamos conectados con nuestro teléfono.
Que si llamadas, Whatsapps, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram…
Lo sé, lo sé, pero… hasta que no me he detenido a observar, no he sido consciente…
Un Restaurante, un Bar. Parejas, grupos de amigos, familias… Somos dependientes de la “conexión”.
La que nos conecta con el exterior.
La que nos desconecta del entorno.
mettez vous sur votre tête. Rien n’est comme il paraît.
Origen: Tournez vous –
Photographer Dawn Mander is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this street photography essay. To see Dawn’s gallery of photographs click on any image.
By Dawn Mander
Street Photographer Pablo Abreu is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this street photography essay. To see Pablo’s gallery of photographs click on any image.
By Pablo Abreu
Photojournalist and Photographer Michele Lapini is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.
These images are from the book «Genuino Clandestino» with texts by Roberta Borghesi and Michela Potito and photographs by Sara Casna and Michele Lapini. Genuino Clandestino is a network of communities and peasant movements that has spread throughout the Italian territory, promoting concrete and practical alternatives to the model of capitalist agribusiness, through the valorization of local food consumption – kilometre zero – and food self-determination. Thebook recountsthe journeyof the authors through ten communities in 9 region of Italy who are part of Genuino Clandestino. A huge movement without leaders and hierarchy but with a manifesto for every community in struggle for food self-determination.
To see Michele’s portfolio of projects click on any image.
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Filmmaker, Ethnographer and Photographer Rina Sherman is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography. These images are from her book «Ma vie avec les Ovahimba» . To see Rina’s gallery of works click on any image.
The Ovahimba, a community of cattle farmers, live on both sides of the Kunene River that forms the border between Namibia and Angola. From 1997 to 2004, the ethnographer, filmmaker and photographer Rina Sherman shared the life of an extended family during a fieldwork study of seven years. During this time, she created in-depth documentation of some aspects of their everyday and ritual lives. The archival collection “The Ovahimba Years – Les années Ovahimba”, consisting of several hundred hours of video and sound, thousands of photographs and many notes, composes a unique ensemble of this community, both of universal interest and innovative as an ethnography. Rina Sherman donated it…
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