These miniature films from Afghanistan, produced by photojournalist Sebastian Meyer, say so much with so little. 41 seconds 45 seconds 48 seconds
Closeups of Chinese money from Kevin Dooley’s Flickr stream.
This is a screenshot of Sam Paradeiro’s great Flickr set of passport stamps and visas.
A map at the Wenner-Gren Foundation indicating where grantees have worked. Today I dropped off my Dissertation Fieldwork Grant application at the Park Avenue headquarters of the Wenner-Gren Foundation. If my application is successful, I will receive an award of $24,750 to cover the cost of nine months of fieldwork. While I [...]
In 1885, Wilson A. Bentley attached a microscope to a camera and began photographing snowflakes. He described them as “tiny miracles of beauty” and “ice flowers.” His 5,000 images supported the theory that no two snowflakes are alike. In 1931, after walking 6 miles in a blizzard so he could photograph more snowflakes, he [...]
While producing a video this week for the Asia Society, I stumbled upon this soaring painting from the 12th century. And soon I was daydreaming about cranes: