Persecuted during the Soviet era, Cossacks have been making a comeback in Russia and Ukrainia over the last 20 years. Cadet schools have been founded, high-achieving institutions serving the Cossack cause. Girls are admitted to one such boarding school, Belaya Kalitva, in the northern Caucasus.
It started with a picture published in a Danish paper : a child abandoned on a chair in a Nepalese hospital. Cecilie could have turned the page, left things at that. But instead she took a plane to Kathmandu, determined to attempt the impossible for the little girl, who suffers from hydrocephaly.
They are known as ‘bandanti’. They have left Poland, the Ukraine, Moldavia and Russia to earn their living in Italy, where they share the daily life of an elderly person. Home helps, nurses, cooks, lady’s companions, these Eastern European women, often graduates, have become indispensable to an ageing Italy.
David Goldblatt, 80 years old, is South Africa’s most prominent photographer. A white English speaker, he has scrutinised his country for 40 years without ever succumbing to the sensational. From apartheid to the new South Africa, he has always been more interested in the evolution of society over time than in the daily news.
Without ever being false, images do not say everything. In a legendary book about Ghana, the photographer Paul Strand had presented a picture of a radiant future. Following in his footsteps half a century later, Denis Dailleux explores an enchanting, but threatened world in Accra. His photos look towards the sea. Patrick de Saint-Exupéry went to look from the other side.
A region of woodland, hills and fields in the southwest of England. The sky there, often clouded, offers a soft light. A spirit of freedom permeates its narrow lanes, where you can still see families in horse-drawn caravans. Gypsies, neo-rurals and scrap merchants share the dream of preserving the ‘Somerset spirit’ with photographer Venetia Dearden.
Capital of the ‘charity business’, fashionable New York lives six months a year to the rhythm of its charity balls. Chris Maluszynski learned the square dance in order to penetrate gala evenings destined to raise funds for good causes, and to launch young ladies into society.
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N°13 - PRINTEMPS 2017
Enquête LE BUSINESS DE LA FOURRURE
Photobiographie ERDOGAN LE SULTAN
Portfolio L’APPEL DE LA VOLGA