Sputniks need you

Having photographed Ukraine (U and Black Sea), Belarus (Stand BY and The winners) and Iceland (IS (not) and In the car), the intrepid Sputniks contemplate the creation of stannotypes of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan. Here’s their vimeo. And here’s their Indiegogo.

Yes, they need our moolah. I’ve already handed over some of mine; how about some of yours? We’ll all get some swag plus a glowing feeling. So pull out that smoking hot credit card and do the right thing, please.


A Grozny photo project needs you

Grozny – Nine Cities is an emphas.is project by Olga Kravets, Maria Morina and Oksana Yushko on Grozny. It’s been almost a decade since the ruins of Grozny largely disappeared from most countries’ newspapers, but of course people there live on, and these three photographers have been hard at work. I like the results that I’ve seen (samples here and here). Read the rest of this entry »