The Feast • Lunchtime with the Omrani Family • Bandar Abbas • IRAN

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Almost every day, the Omrani family comes together to eat – brothers, wives, father and mother, kids and infants.

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On this particular day in November 2015, during the Mourning of Muharram, the Omranis welcomed their home to a few friends and far away extended family.

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Like everyday, it was a feast!


EVICTED! • Effects of Gentrification on Four Residents • George Town • MALAYSIA

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Four neighbors in Penang are evicted as the town gentrifies. What kind of future waits for them?

MEDICAL HALL • Traditional Chinese Medicine Shop • George Town • MALAYSIA

Monday, September 14, 2015

It seems like every week some scientific study touts newly-discovered benefits of little-known herbs. The truth is that people have been treating their aches and pains with “herbal…

FLOWER Parade • Bloemencorso • Eelde • The NETHERLANDS

Friday, February 6, 2015

Eelde is of one of several towns in the Benelux to hold an annual flower parade. Eelde’s has been a tradition since 1957 – including decorated floats, a…

The SOLIGA • a Dying Tribe • Indigenous People

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

The Soliga, one of India’s scheduled tribes, live in India’s Western Ghats. They have deep knowledge of the wild plants in the region, but this knowledge is slowly…

Walk through FIRE • a Theyyam Performance

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Theyyam is popular in the northern part of Kerala, India. The major difference in Theyyam and other ritualistic dances in Kerala is that the performers channel the god…

THEYYAM • The Ritual in Kerala

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Theyyam is a ritual performance with hundreds of variations, depending on the performers, gods represented and local customs. This was filmed close to Kannur, India. During the ceremony,…

Dhobi Khana WASHING Collective in Kochi

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Dhobi Khana (dhobikhana) is a laundry collective is made up of 45 self-employed families, laundry men and women, working seven days a week, without insurance, retirement or any…

BOUDHA’s Golden Eyes • Prayers at the Buddhist Stupa

Thursday, December 25, 2014

The best thing about exploring the Boudha neighborhood are the crisp sounds of bells and swish of worshipers’ feet, circling the giant stupa (similar to a temple or…

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