Waking up Monday morning sucks… or so I hear. I’m actually camping right now and this post has actually published itself! Thank you WordPress, for inventing the scheduled post feature! So I’m going to continue sleeping soundly in my tent while you take a gander at some really great graphic design work by Shaz Madani.
Men in the Mexican town of San Juan de la Vega wield sledgehammers loaded with homemade explosives, in this series of intense photographs by American photographer Thomas Prior.
Part of an annual festival honouring St. John the Baptist, residents take part in the exploding sledgehammer ritual, dodging deadly shrapnel to commemorate a time when the town’s namesake was able to triumph over some gold-stealing bandits! See more images from “Bomba” below, available now through Dashwood Books.