Josè Lazo


Cairo – Al Qarafa –

Al Qarafa: not exactly a shantytown nor a cementary. But a bit of both In the capital of Egypt, there’s a particular Muslim cemetery that emerges on the Nile’s oriental river bank. This cemetery,...

Sarajevo - Stefano Perego Photography


Cobbled streets and bullet-riddled buildings: welcome to Sarajevo, the “Jerusalem of Europe” Sarajevo’s decaying architecture possesses a mesmerizing beauty. The bullet holes and mortar scars that adorn the facades of buildings serve as poignant...

Manila - Giorgio laksetich


Between war on drugs and the MILF insurgency. From colonial oppression and brutal dictatorship to poverty and crime: Manila, capital of the Philippines, is a sprawling metropolis of over 13 million people that has...

Bethlehem - Danilo Pinzi


The wall of shame, division yet resistance Bethlehem is known for its religious significance and for being the birthplace of Jesus Christ. But the city has a darker side, characterized by the towering wall...

Sihanoukville - Antonio Muzzu


This influx has led to overcrowding and environmental damage. Many of the beaches are now littered with rubbish and waste.

Darvaza - Nicolò Monica


Darvaza, the gates of hell or a collective hallucination?

Caracas - Bob Arch


Nestled in a valley surrounded by mountains, Caracas is the bustling capital city of Venezuela. With a population of over two million people, it is a vibrant and exciting place to visit.

Tirana - Francesco Cassino


Albania. The bunkers of Tirana, capital of a nation once ready for war anytime Tirana is known for its colorful architecture, a unique mix of ottoman and fascist and socialst brutalism. During the nazi-fascist...

Moscow - Iosif Gagnidze


Solncevo, the working class neighborhood cradle of the most powerful mafia cartel in Russia Solncevo is a modest working-class neighborhood in southwestern Moscow, outside the MKAD, the large ring road that surrounds the city....

Sao Paulo - Samuel

São Paulo

São Paulo. Welcome to Heliopolis and Sapopemba, Brazil’s hard-core favelas More than eleven million people live in the Brazilian favelas. Every main city has its own: Rio de Janeiro, Belo Horizonte, San Paolo, Recife....