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The Places We Live is a new project by photographer Jonas Bendiksen from Magnum. Jonas (portfolio) is the author of the book Satellites [previously]. Interview (youtube) [+]
posted by ig (8 comments total) 19 users marked this as a favorite

 
I *really* hate sites that resize the browser window.
posted by mike3k at 5:14 PM on October 12, 2008


Those are some amazing photographs.
Grow up about resized windows.
posted by photomusic86 at 5:33 PM on October 12, 2008


it confuses me that there are so few comments on this. This is really interesting and beautiful.
posted by azarbayejani at 9:38 PM on October 12, 2008


ig, this is a most excellent project ... it's so intimate a portrait, the way you are brought into people's home - or living spots, since some don't really even have homes - and hear their story. This is very moving. I am struck by how hopeful people are, what dignity they have despite sustenance living standards.

I am not done viewing it, but wanted to say thanks very much for posting this.
posted by madamjujujive at 11:42 PM on October 12, 2008


This is really amazing. I wish I had more time to really explore the site, I've definitely got it bookmarked for later. Thanks, ig.
posted by grapefruitmoon at 3:41 AM on October 13, 2008


i love this work.
posted by fake at 6:47 AM on October 13, 2008


Terrible website, fantastic photos. Wish I could read the accounts rather than sit through the interpreters' retelling.
posted by BobsterLobster at 12:38 PM on October 13, 2008


Horrible website. Fantastic pictures. Thanks
posted by xammerboy at 9:09 AM on October 14, 2008


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