Discordia – Moises Saman

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Moises Saman is an American / Spanish photojournalist, and a member of Magnum. I just got a copy of his 2016 book, Discordia. It is perhaps the most beautiful and inspiring book that I have bought this year. Thank you to Paul Clements for pointing me towards the book. Saman’s book is an extended photo-easy, about the Arab Spring. It is a …

Mango Flowers and Fruits – Sarath

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The second fully-translated ‘story’ from Sarath. …………………………….. This is a story about the time just before being liberated from the Khmer Rouge (in 1979). The lives of the people were a tale from hell. Most people try not to remember their horrible. Most people died because of starvation, and I thought that one day it will be my turn. Hunger …