PODCAST: Anna Huix and Karakoram’s Gemstone Hunters... 1st July 2015 | Chris King
PODCAST: An Interview with Eduardo Leal 1st June 2015 | Chris King
PODCAST: Adhytia Putra and The Price of Paper... 1st January 2015 | Chris King
Kate Stanworth and Somaliland Summer 29th December 2014 | Chris King
PODCAST: Iesha Small and Mindshackles 15th December 2014 | Chris King
The Story of an Eviction 22nd October 2014 | Cinzia D'Ambrosi
VIDEO: Tim Mitchell’s A Fish Out of Water... 24th September 2014 | Chris King
VIDEO: Sam Ivin’s Community Nurses 16th September 2014 | Chris King
Where the Pigeons Roost 12th September 2014 | Tina Remiz
This photo essay documents a trip made by UK firefighters, land managers, and researchers, to participate in a “Technical Fire Management” training course in Catalonia led by the GRAF bombers (‘bombers’ being Catalan for fire fighter), Catalonia’s highly skilled forest fire fighters.
About 1 hour after the arrival to Zanzibar sitting in the back seat of a local taxi with my wife heading to the hotel, tragedy strikes down from no where and hits us by shock. What occurred next turned pretty much everything upside down. A boy, who looks like less the ten years old, is trying to cross the road to the other side when he suddenly and shockingly gets hit by the taxi we’re sitting in. That split second laid ground for what was to become one of my most intense experiences ever.
Ever since its real estate bubble burst in 2008, Spain has been on a downward spiral sparking a financial crisis that has spread throughout the country. Dubbed “The Spanish Crisis” Spain currently has one of the highest unemployment rates in Europe at 26% throwing millions out of work and unable to keep up with mortgage and rent payments.
My ‘Artisans’ project is documenting traditional crafts and Malcolm Tysoe Ltd are a traditional music shop specializing in violins, violas and cellos. I was welcomed by Dante Zufolo who demonstrated some of the techniques used to restore instruments which can be a very time consuming and delicate process. The equipment and skills have changed little over the years and it was fascinating to see how a violin could be restored from a condition that would I think appear to be beyond saving to an untrained observer.
The real victims of the escalating economic sanctions imposed on Iran are ordinary people and not the men of power accused of being in search of Nuclear Bombs. Although US and European Union claimed that the sanctions would not include Humanitarian Aid, a glance at the real immediate outcomes makes one wonder what these powers really mean by Humanitarianism.
This is Bergvin Oddson or Beggi as he’s also known. He is a husband, father of two, a student at The University of Iceland where he study’s politics, a standup comedian, a hard worker, a published writer and he is also blind. Beggi hasn’t always been blind. He lost his site in 2001 at the age of 15. He got the herpes virus, the same one that you get on your lips and bugs you for few days.
After every five years, the time for general election comes in Bangladesh, bringing with it a fresh season of despair and uncertainty. For the last couple of months, the nation has been passing through sheer horror and uncertainty due to the ongoing fierce political unrest that sparked from a couple of issues.