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Photographer Troi Anderson traveled to Venezuela’s Sorte Mountain to document the rituals of the Maria Lionza cult. The group pays tribute to their venerated saint, Maria Lionza, and remains a mystery to scholars to this day.
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Photographer Jessica Antola spent February traveling the Ethiopian countryside, admiring the natural beauty of the land. She was blown away by the valleys and mountains with their breathtaking views, but she was ultimately drawn to the people.
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Every June, people gather in Florence, Italy, to attend a few soccer matches. But this is no ordinary soccer. Florentine soccer, which has been a tradition for hundreds of years, allows players to fight their opponents. German photographer Michael Lowa captured this unique sport in his project “The Last Gladiators.”
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Photograher Felipe Jacome set out to explore a Haitian society he had found to be more resilient, resourceful and self-reliant than was typically recognized. The result is a series of elegant and dignified portraits profiling some of the women working for KOFAVIV, a group offering support to survivors of rape and sexual violence.
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In the impoverished townships of Johannesburg, South Africa, photographer Frank Trimbos was surprised to find hundreds of young people crowding into community centers every day to study classical ballet. "They have big dreams," Trimbos said.
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Photographer Robert Harding Pittman has spent more than a decade exploring the global proliferation of urban sprawl. His collection of work “Anonymization” illustrates the idea that overdevelopment is damaging the planet. He says his work, in a sense, is his way of defending the places he loves.
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Teen pregnancy is often talked about in the negative — and as an accident. But Rome-based photographer Stephanie Gengotti knows several young mothers who, despite financial and social challenges, intentionally started their families early.
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Photographer Susana Girón set out to document Justo Gallego Martinez, an 86-year-old former priest who, about 50 years ago, began building a massive cathedral outside of Madrid with his own hands. With no architecture background he works for 12 hours every day driven by his faith.