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Story by Thomas Lekfeldt

Thomas Lekfeldt has photographed the last Vikings during important gatherings, in Denmark and Norway.
These people, passionate about Viking culture, are working during the day, and over the weekend or during their spare time, at home or during small gatherings, their develop their knowledge of their Viking ancestors' rituals, handicrafts, traditions and fightings.
Many "Vikings gathering" are still very active throughout Scandinavia but also all over the world: in the United States,...

The hard workers of the Peruvian Guano (The Chincha Islands)
Story : Rodrigo Gomez Rovira
South Africa, Chronicles of a Township
From 2014-08-30 to 2014-09-14
Exhibition : Anne Rearick
Imagine France, a Fantastic Voyage
From 2014-06-13 to 2014-09-15
Exhibition : Maia Flore
Photography Workshop
in Paris
Jean-Christian Bourcart
VU'WORKSHOP : Pushing the boundaries. Moving forward together.

Guano is the result of a particular phenomenon. In the past, it was called «the white gold» of South America. With the currents of the Pacific ocean, many small fish come and gather along the Peruvian coast, becoming the main food supply for thousands of sea birds living on the Chincha islands....

 

For the past decade Anne Rearick has photographed life in predominantly black townships outside Cape Town. Her pictures (using a conventional medium format camera) display humanist sensibility and convey the spirit of South Africans who face endemic violence, extreme economic hardship, and...

 

Bercy Village, Atout France and the French Institute show a new point of view, poetic and shifted of the French castles, museums and monuments. Using the talents of Maia Flore, they organize the exhibition \"Imagine France\" that features the sights and cultural events, with a new eye. Maia...

 
7th, 8th and 9th of November 2014
A workshop with Jean-Christian Bourcart is a journey through which we move forward together towards the unknown, we reveal ourselves in an audacious and daring manner, creating spaces of freedom within the fields of the arts, psychology, metaphysics and humor.
The...

Pakistan, Hidden Wounds, Drones' victims
Story : Massimo Berruti
Christian and Yazidi refugees in Iraq and in Syria
Story : Stephen Dock
Confluence (The Strait of Malacca : the crossroads of the world)
Story : Ian Teh
Northern Mali, with the MNLA soldiers
Story : Ferhat Bouda

Hidden Wounds (Drones' Victims) is one of the last chapters of my long term project in Pakistan started in early 2008. This portrait series has started in June 2011. It is about people, mostly from North Waziristan, who got involved, either actively or passively in a drone strike event. Some...

 

The Islamic State offensive in Iraqi Kurdistan has already forced over 75 000 Iraqis, Christian and Yazidi, to leave their homes. Having left the region of Mossul to find refuge in Irbil, capital of the autonomous Kurdistan region, the population remains close from the frontline of the fights...

 

Located in the Malaysian waters, the Strait of Malacca is currently the most important sea route of the world, and a decisive crossroads for international trade and cultural exchanges. This series of photographs documents a journey, for the most part along the short coastline of Selangor, the...

 

Fehrat Bouda followed the insurgents tuaregs in their fiefdom: Kidal region, in northern Mali, 1200 kilometers from Bamako. Exceptionally he has shared the Azawad National Liberation Movement (MNLA in french) members' daily life: new recruits training, positions securing and, for the first time in...