Photos by Barcelona-based photographer Mònica Figueras. More below.
“Bringing the water is not a simple task,” says Mariam Bakaule of the mountaintop village of Jarso in southwest Ethiopia. “This is the essence of women. Water and woman are synonymous here.”
Images from “Water Scarcity: Ethiopia & Pakistan”, by photographer Mustafah Abdulaziz. More from the series below.
If you have time to watch one video today, this is the one. “Reely and Truly” is a fantastic experimental short documentary featuring over 30 contemporary photographers. Director Tyrone Lebone shot on almost every film format available: 65mm, 35mm, super 16mm, 16mm, and super 8mm. The result is a beautifully layered visual essay on the practice of photography.
“Reely and Truly” features (in order of appearance): Mark Lebon, Dick Jewell, Juergen Teller, Jack Webb, Sean Vegezzi, Jason Evans, Nigel Shafran, Fumiko Imano, Charchakaj Waikawee, Lina Scheynius, Nobuyoshi Araki, Takashi Homma, Ari Marcopoulos, Jill Freedman, Nick Sethi, Asger Carlsen, Arne Svenson, Petra Collins, Tim Barber, Renee Cox, Mario Sorrenti, and Lele Saveri.
Watch the 30-minute film below!