Today is ‘World water Day’. There isn’t that much of water on this planet. It is precious. Time to revisit my story ‘Waters of Sahel’, probably my first ‘real’ story, shot between 1985 and 1987, but still relevant. Follows is a short sample of 16. You can see the whole story HERE.
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March 8th is International Women’s Day… Here is to the Cambodian grassroots activist women, those who are rattling at the locks of power…
One month in Brussels reveals never edited and never scanned photographs. Here is a set of 20 better ones. And in light of the recent World Press controversy, I herewith certify I am old fashioned when it comes to setting up or staging photographs: I didn’t do it and I still don’t…
In the ongoing quest of finding out if Belgium is still around or still makes sense, this month of February I will focus on a series of carnivals in and around Binche. Here is a sample of carnival photographs in Belgium during bygone years.
In the early morning of Jan. 24th 2009, truckloads of riot police protecting swarms of workers surrounded the remaining villagers of Dey Krahom and started tearing down their house, putting an end to a month-long struggle by the inhabitants to stay on what was supposed to be a social land concession. A commemoration event was […]
On the 3rd of January 2012, after a vain resistance by the inhabitants of Borei Keila, police forces moved into the settlement and heavy machinery started destroying the houses and shacks. Most people were forcibly relocated to a bare plot of land, 45 kilometers out of town. It was the climactic episode of a land […]
2014 is barely gone that 2015 started leaving already… Wishing you a fast and furious 2015 from this side of the world.
Nicolae Ceaucescu, Romania’s delusional dictator, held a last, surreal speach in front of a less than enthusiasic crowd on December 21st 1989, 25 years ago. A few days later he and his wife would be executed and his dicatorship come to a bloody end. It was the last in a string of shattering events, which […]