(via A 20th-Century Kiowa Photographer Whose Work Shows Tradition in Transition)
For five decades at the beginning of the 20th century, Horace Poolaw photographed a Kiowa community in flux. In black and white, he captured a rare insider’s view of daily tribal life in Oklahoma from the 1920s to 1960s, when the reservations were receding and modernization was embedding in the new state.
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(via A 20th-Century Kiowa Photographer Whose Work Shows Tradition in Transition)

For five decades at the beginning of the 20th century, Horace Poolaw photographed a Kiowa community in flux. In black and white, he captured a rare insider’s view of daily tribal life in Oklahoma from the 1920s to 1960s, when the reservations were receding and modernization was embedding in the new state.

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(via A Chaotic Compendium of the World’s Depravity)
No matter where French photographer Antoine d’Agata travels, he finds the same festering vein of marginalized depravity. Phnom Penh, Bangkok, Damascus, Istanbul, New York, Marseille, San Salvador, Mexico City, Haiti, Hamburg, Havana, Bosnia — he’s visited them all and the anxiety and brief pleasures of the prostitutes, homeless, addicts, and other drifting souls mingles in the same sordid mire.
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(via A Chaotic Compendium of the World’s Depravity)

No matter where French photographer Antoine d’Agata travels, he finds the same festering vein of marginalized depravity. Phnom Penh, Bangkok, Damascus, Istanbul, New York, Marseille, San Salvador, Mexico City, Haiti, Hamburg, Havana, Bosnia — he’s visited them all and the anxiety and brief pleasures of the prostitutes, homeless, addicts, and other drifting souls mingles in the same sordid mire.

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(via Walking the Mysterious and Monumental Nazca Lines)
Sandstorms shifting the terrain of southwest Peru recently revealed new Nazca Lines. Hundreds of the geoglyphs in the desert were already known, showing animals, plants, and geometric designs etched in the earth at an incredible scale, the largest a 935-foot pelican. Yet the purpose of these ancient drawings, produced between about 500 BCE to 500 CE, remains one of history’s enigmas.
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(via Walking the Mysterious and Monumental Nazca Lines)

Sandstorms shifting the terrain of southwest Peru recently revealed new Nazca Lines. Hundreds of the geoglyphs in the desert were already known, showing animals, plants, and geometric designs etched in the earth at an incredible scale, the largest a 935-foot pelican. Yet the purpose of these ancient drawings, produced between about 500 BCE to 500 CE, remains one of history’s enigmas.

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art and science, Marcus DeSieno, photography (via Portraying the Monstrous Elegance of Parasites with Tintypes)
Tapeworms, leeches, lice, bedbugs, fleas, and ticks — the litany of Marcus DeSieno‘s photographic subjects is enough to cause a few paranoid itches. In the Parasites series, he combined electron microscope technology with 19th century alternative processes to face his own fears of these odious creatures that infest human bodies.
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art and science, Marcus DeSieno, photography (via Portraying the Monstrous Elegance of Parasites with Tintypes)

Tapeworms, leeches, lice, bedbugs, fleas, and ticks — the litany of Marcus DeSieno‘s photographic subjects is enough to cause a few paranoid itches. In the Parasites series, he combined electron microscope technology with 19th century alternative processes to face his own fears of these odious creatures that infest human bodies.

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