"the furthest away from the close countries"
Photography it's poetry and not only poetry. The light really exists,
the mountains, the sea, the landscapes really exist with their inhabitants
who work, who dream, who sing and who disenchant.
I always travelled, at least as much as I could with this, maybe, immoderate
taste for freedom; and I did not cease photographing. [...] [>]
> The Faith of Others
be the chosen ones they low their eyes when entering the church, do the
sign of cross in a reverence signal, kneel to be close to the ground they
belong, confess to atone the smallest sins, give what they have and what
they don't have. [>]
> Henning Mankell, writer
José Antonio Maria Vaz, the "Chronicler of
On a colored adobe roof burnt from the sun, under a tropical starred sky
of a suffocating moistness night, I find myself, named Jose Antonio Vaz
Maria, waiting for the end of the world. Dirty and feverish, with wriggly
clothes, as if they wanted to run away from my lean body, I have the pockets
full of flour, more precious to me than gold. One year ago I was somebody,
I was a baker; since now I'm not more than a beggar who spends the days
rambling, as the soul in pain, under the burning hot sun, and to which
the nights run in the roof of an abandoned house. Nevertheless, even the
beggars have signals of identity. Signals that distinguish them from all
the others that also extend their hands in the corners, as if they wanted
to give them away, or to sell its fingers one by one. [...] [>]
Theater, music, dance, recital of poetry, everything is allowed
and admired on classic stage, in the representation of the real,
the dream, the fiction.
This month's winner is João Serra Fernandes, Portugal.
Thanks to all who participated.
"My heart is a fire machine,/magnesium
light, forest set on fire/Burn is its proper relief/Burns for everything,
is inflamed for nothing." Fire Machine, António Gedeão,
This month subject is Fire. Represent it, in any of its forms.
Send up to 3 photos.
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