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Feb 10, 2016
by John Vink
John Vink was present in the Cambodian capital to photograph the local Chinese community's New Year celebration.

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Featured Essays
Feb 9, 2016
by Max Pinckers
“The idea of thinking about Japan as different from anywhere else, including Asia, is seductive. Yet there are many reasons to reject this notion. if we look closer, much of Japan’s supposed ‘essence’ turns out to be a relatively modern distillation.” David Pilling, Bending Adversity, 2014.
Two Kinds of Memory and Memory Itself looks at the strange place Japan holds in the collective mind of the West.... More...
Featured Essays
Feb 8, 2016
by Bruce Gilden
"Hey Mister, Throw Me Some Beads!" is a phrase that is iconic in New Orleans' Mardi Gras street argot. Strings of beads, doubloons, and other trinkets are passed out or thrown from the floats in the Mardi Gras parades to spectators lining the streets.
In 1974, Bruce Gilden was a young photographer when he first went down to Mardi Gras to shoot his first personal essay away from his home city New York.... More...
Featured Essays
Feb 5, 2016
by Peter van Agtmael
Of the 4.5 million people who have fled the Syrian war, only 2,647 have been taken in by the United States. This is the story of the al-Haj Ali family in America.

Click here to read the story on The New York Times Magazine’s website.

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Feb 2, 2016
by Richard Kalvar
Each year, leaders of government, politics, business, industry, education and the arts gather for a week of exchanges in the Swiss ski resort of Davos. Organized by the World Economic Forum, which describes itself as 'an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world', the forum also 'provides a collaborative framework for the world's leaders to address global... More...
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Jan 25, 2016
by Paolo Pellegrin
In 2014, Paolo Pellegrin got exceptional access to a group of Salafists in Egypt. These pictures account for their everyday lives and traditions, that few outsiders have experienced before.
Salafism is roughly divided in three branches. The first two are the largest ones and nonviolent, they differ in terms of political involvement. The third and smallest one are the jihadists.
The specific branch... More...
Featured Essays
Jan 19, 2016
by Steve McCurry
This illuminating new volume will tell the stories of the people living in different coffee-producing communities around the world, through McCurry’s beautifully arresting, colour photography.

From the foothills of the Andes to the slopes of Kilimanjaro, vibrant full-colour images document the realities of life for the people working at the source of this familiar commodity.

Far-ranging photographs... More...