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Story by Gaël Turine

In India, the caste system, religious differences, socio-economic gaps and ancestral traditions of arranged marriages are seen today as a barrier to the freedom to love. The resistance of the families creates many dramas. There are more than a thousand honor killings (mainly women) per year in the country.
India is experiencing significant socio-cultural changes pushing back the country's traditions and customs, mainly in the cities where young people have access to Western models through...

World Press Photo 2015
News : Paolo Verzone
Family Love - 1993-2014
Video : Darcy Padilla
Afghanistan, In the name of honour
Story : Andrew Quilty
Photography Workshop
in Paris
Paolo Verzone
VU'WORKSHOP : LUX: Light Applied to the Portrait

Paolo Verzone, 3rd Prize stories, Portraits, for ''Cadets''. Cadets est une série de portraits de cadets issus des plus importantes académies militaires d'Europe.

 

WORLD PRESS PHOTO 2015 Long Term Projects, 1st Prize stories "I first met Julie on January 28, 1993. For the next 21 years I have photographed Julie Baird and her family’s complex story of poverty, AIDS, drugs, multiple homes, relationships, births, deaths, loss and reunion. Following Julie...

 

The women's condition remains worrying in Afghanistan. GNO WAW (Women for Afghan Women) offers shelters to victims of domestic violences yet. Inside one of them, Austrlian photographer Andrew Quilty has taken the daily life of these women, injuried in the name of honor. In a discreet house in...

 
March 27th, 28th and 29th, 2015

Light is to the photographer what colour is to the painter: A basic raw material.
Paolo Verzone, a portraitist who produces personal works (Cadets, Ed. De La Martinière) and does commissions (he regularly contributes to Le Monde), is a photographer who excels in...


Working Class Heroes
Story : Olivier Coulange
Present Tense
Story : Lorenzo Castore
Trafficking Bolabola rose wood : China (2/2)
Story : Michael Zumstein
Trafficking Bolabola rose wood : Madagascar (1/2)
Story : Michael Zumstein

In this set of portraits, Olivier Coulange, who made workers pose head-on and put them in their plants through a double exposure, examines both working class and the ambivalent links that bind the subjects to their work tool. Giving the critical economical situation where fright about recession...

 

This set is distinctively unique in the photographer’s body of work. Lorenzo Castore expresses through Present Tense his sentimental education. Present Tense brings together photographs gleaned over the years, in his travels and daily life. Troubling but furtive, Lorenzo Castore’s work...

 

In the Furniture Palace in Xianyou, replica to Forbidden City, Mr. Huang Fuhua proudly poses in front of an immense sign sculpted in dark wood from Madagascar, valued at 700 000 euros. The CEO of Sanfu Classical Furniture Craft owns a few factories and showrooms in the city. He imports his raw...

 

From the poor villages in the Malagasy natural reserve of Masoala to the suburbs of Xianyou, new city in the Fujian province, China, Michael Zumstein traced back to its roots the trafficking of Bolabola rosewood. It is popular due to its incredible density to many rich Chinese buyers that wish to...