Tribal South Pacific

This will be the last post on tribes from the awesome site Before They Pass Away. If you’ve liked these posts, make sure you take a look at their website – so amazing. Today I focus on the South Pacific areas of Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and New Zealand: All images are from beforethey,com

Huldra’s Wood

Based on Scandinavian folklore, Carine Thevenau explores the mythical character, Huldra,  in her series Return To Huldra’s Wood. I just love these rich, floral pictures: All images are from Carine’s website.

Coiffer

I was recently reminded of the mini thesis I did in my 3rd year at varsity by artist Okhai Ojeikere. He was born in Nigeria and in the late 1960’s started photographing women’s hairstyles. Check out these vintage gems: All images are from Shadders.

Going Up:

I was introduced to the work of French photographer Laurent Chehere through the blog Honestly…WTF. I just love his series called ‘Flying Houses‘, where he manipulates his photographs by placing ordinary homes and buildings high into the sky. Inspired by the forgotten architecture of the Belleville and Menilmontant neighborhoods in Paris, he manages to draw the eye… Read More Going Up:

A Wonderland:

I came across Kirsty Mitchell through Pinterest just after she had taken the online world by storm. I clicked on the link and was led to an article on Mail Online with a heading about cancer. No offence to Kirsty and her story (which you should definitely read in the article), but I was so taken with the amount of… Read More A Wonderland: