PRIVATEphotojournalism, a new blog by PRIVATE Magazine’s staff, created to support creative photojournalism from all over the world.

Abkhazia Turns Twenty

Guillaume Poli

Abkhazia Turns Twenty

A land of palm-trees and eucalyptus, this strip of earth jammed in between the Black Sea and the Caucasus mountains was incorporated to Georgia by Stalin in 1931. On august 14, 1992, one month after self-proclaiming its independence, Abkhazia witnessed Georgian President Edouard Chevardnadze’s tanks invade it. The Tbilissi troops were defeated on september 30,(…)

Hangar Landscape

Marco Zorzanello

Hangar Landscape

Project on hangars new way of living in the Northeast of Italy. From the ’60s to today’s so-called “locomotive of Italy” based his well-being on the small and medium companies, whose capillary diffusion, however, did Veneto one big sprawling metropolis. At the time of economic crisis, the model of the Veneto region has been challenged(…)

Power to the people

Bruno Colaço

Power to the people

According to the Census held on 21 March 2011, there were 27.1% of Portuguese living from pension reforms, the official unemployment rate is already 15.8% (it is estimated that the actual rate is 23%) and the active population represents only 42% of the total. In 2012 the crisis has hit everyone and everything: the youth(…)

Studio Photo

Ivano Adversi

Studio Photo

Many are in Mali the Studio Photo where many young professional men and women interpret the lives of the people of Mali, also taking advantage of the social and human aspects of the country. The images show photographers, heirs of the great Malick Sidibé and Seidou Keita, as if they were customers of their own(…)

Portugues Crisis Daily Life

Pedro Nunes

Portugues Crisis Daily Life

Portugal is undergoing one of the worst crises of his most recent history. Unemployment reaches levels never seen before, stores close, services are reduced, social assistance get increasingly part of everyday life for many families, the population ages, the younger generation, the most qualified ever, leaves the country by need and unwilling to return. One(…)

Where we live matters

Philippe Schneider

Where we live matters

We often perceive slums as dark dens of poverty and despair, where criminals, juvenile delinquents, and squatters wander aimlessly amongst makeshift structures. This is how slums across the world have long been portrayed in popular discourse. In 2007, for the first time in history, the earth’s population was more urban than rural. One out three(…)

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Strangeland

Bar Am-David

Strangeland

This voyage is about existence chronicles of present absentee immigrants and refugees in Israel . The present situation is characterized by diversity and complexity of the Israeli society including several waves of immigration. In the past few years there was a constant growth of immigration from different African countries. Only very few are eligible for(…)

Post Lampedusa

Stefano Morelli

Post Lampedusa

Following North African riots of the  2011 spring, thousands of refugees landed in Lampedusa from disparate regions of Africa and Asia. Now, after more than a year, what happened? Many of them still live in family-homes where they were brought once left the CIE. Rarely was granted them political asylum. Everyone has a different kind(…)

Eastern market

Eastern market

Eastern market Every week-end in Milan at the parking lot close to the Cascina Gobba metro station, there’s a changing city, a city that breathes new air and new tastes from Eastern Europe. The area outside the parking lot of Cascina Gobba turns into a market and a place to exchange objects and food. This(…)

Azuma Center Fukushima

Azuma Center Fukushima

AzumaCenterFukushima (2011) We arrived to Fukushima at 9.47. A colleague from Ryo Abe was waiting for us and came with us to the Azuma Evacuation Center, where friend and architecture’s students arranged a workshop in order to gladden the kids hosts in the center. It’s a big matter, that nobody is dealing with: the future of these kids(…)

Mahir Vranac | East Bosnia

Mahir Vranac | East Bosnia

Mahir Vranac is a photojournalist from Visoko, BiH. He was born in 1985. He work as a freelance photojournalist, recording daily events in the territory of BiH. At the moment he is working on personal projects in BiH and continuing his photojournalist work. > Personal website: mahirvara.wordpress.com East Bosnia (2009) This story is about raising(…)

Miriam O’ Connor | Attention Seekers

Miriam O’ Connor | Attention Seekers

Miriam O’ Connor was born in Cork, Ireland and currently lives and works in Dublin. She studied a 4-year Honors Degree in Photography at Dublin Institute of Technology and is currently completing a Research Masters at the Institute of Art, Design & Technology, Dun Laoghaire, Dublin. Personal website: www.miriamoconnor.com Attention Seekers (2011) Produced over a(…)

Filippo Zambon | The state of things

Filippo Zambon | The state of things

  Filippo Zambon, born 1981 in Florence, Italy. Lives and works in Helsinki, Finland. Personal website: www.filippozambon.com The state of things (Burkina Faso, 2010) One night the telephone rings. My friend Antonio, the only pediatrician of the hospital answers. I can see from his expression that something has happened. We run to the pediatric department. A kid(…)

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Elisa Figoli | L’Aquila: fragments from the aftermath

Elisa Figoli | L’Aquila: fragments from the aftermath

  Elisa Figoli was born in Italy in 1979. Based in London since 2008 she works on long term documentary projects. Personal website: www.elisafigoli.com L’Aquila: fragments from the aftermath (March-April 2011) At 3:32 am of the 6th of April 2009 a violent earthquake struck L’Aquila (Italy) killing 309 people and leaving 65,000 homeless but also(…)

Alexander Sayenko | Trolleybus Depot

Alexander Sayenko | Trolleybus Depot

Alexander Sayenko is a photographer based in Grodno, Belarus, where he was born in 1986. The professional photojournalism has begun in November 2006. He work as the press photographer in the regional newspaper now. In September 2008 stringer Reuters. In October 2008 in agency Photoxpress. Personal website: www.asayenko.com Trolleybus Depot (2010) These people are simple(…)

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