Pride Photo Award 2019
Paola was in a coma for three months and it took her nine months to leave the hospital, during which all she wanted to do was take her own life. Miraculously, she has recovered to being loving and positive human being with an incredible sense of humor.
This series is showing the life of a couple: Anne and Véronique, living in Brest, Brittany (France).
Friends Chotu and Rajan leaving the temple Soon after beginning my research to prepare 'Jugaad-Of intimacy and Love' I realised that my attempts to locate familiar identities in the public gestures rooted in India's homosocial culture would only stand in the way of embracing the many subtle layers of intimacies my collaborators eventually began sharing with me. QUOTE: “ What we feel is, when we hold hands and walk, the love that we have gets strengthened even further. Our love becomes deeper and we establish trust in each other and build upon it through this." Gaurav. For 'Jugaad-Of Intimacy and...
The project is about women’s prisons is a part of a trilogy that is centered around the lives of women in closed institutions. The impulse of research of such communities arose in a reflection of my teenage period spent at the closed rehabilitation boarding school. I spent a few months, working in several prisons for women in the Siberia.
Look deeply and you will see that man and woman are not seen as separate beings... In Two Is One, I challenge the role of gender by engaging with my subjects masculinity and femininity. Thus, creating an image where man is woman and woman is man...
In Myanmar (Burma), same sex marriage, and even relationships, are still illegal. While same sex marriage or civil partnerships are a distant hope, this series dreams of a revolution.
In Kigali, B., transexual and transvestite opens the shutter of her room of this tiny house. Her livelihood comes from prostitution, and often takes different narcotics which help her to cope with her marginalised existence During a party in the lounge of a girlfriend's house, C. dances while sipping a Primus, while A. watches upon them. The two friends survive in Kigali thanks to prostitution as it is extremely difficult or even impossible to find a job as soon as you are identified as LGBT. "I don’t sleep with anyone for money but for pleasure. This is what makes me...
Any discussion around sex and sexuality is taboo in my country. It is a family-oriented, moderate society with strong economic class structure.
The underground Kiki Ballroom scene in New York City is a community organized by LGBTQ youth (14-25 years) of color, many of whom were cast out by their families and communities.
Relationships, real or imagined, are at the center of this work. Growing up queer, I searched for a history that spoke to me—included me.
In Peru, a country with a highly machismo, conservative, religious and transphobic culture, transgender women are extremely marginalized and discriminated by society.