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Nixon Park

Nixon Park
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The bowly cement patch, you can see from Google Earth, in Nixon Park in Auckland, is every kid daily Skatepark. Went there, shot some action... Check it out! >>>

Skin Works

Skin Works
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Skin Works is a series of fine-art black-and-white prints by Rokma. While your summer might look pink, you can feel black and white. Shades of grey smoothly attract. Not surviving alone in... >>>

Naturals

Naturals
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Naturals is a new work By Rokma shot in Thailand some time ago. Some say there is God guiding children. Surely they do express this ice cream moment beautifully... >>>

Early Works

Early Works
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Early Works is a new black and white work by Rokma. It focuses ephemerally on modern living, its physical and mental spaces, the uncertainties of present time life. Loosely rendered life... >>>

Stephen Bambury at Trish Clark

Stephen Bambury at Trish Clark
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Now splitting his time between New Zealand and Europe, Stephen Bambury presents a solo exhibition of new works that incorporate his thinking and material approaches across his nearly five... >>>

Marti Friedlander at FHE Galleries

Marti Friedlander at FHE Galleries
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In the panorama of the Auckland art scene FHE galleries definitely sticks out. Perfect attention for detail and an excellent presentational refinement are their trademarks. Currently... >>>

Auckland Art Gallery

Auckland Art Gallery
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Auckland Art Gallery, Toi o Tāmaki, is New Zealand’s largest and most inspiring visual arts experience. Four floors of exhibitions, right in the heart of Auckland city. The perfect place... >>>

Before the silence

Before the silence
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The excitement of the Ogoh-ogoh night is going to stick into your mind for the whole day of silence that follows. >>>

Aqua Sunday

Aqua Sunday
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Perception is what reality reflects. What we know about the world has come to us bouncing his way into our senses. >>>

Art is a selfie background

Art is a selfie background
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Art, formerly considered an high end cultural extravaganza, is now entering a new perception phase. Forget the eye opening art-critic comment, the interview with author, the art piece... >>>

A nomadic Life

A nomadic Life
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As an old tradition, Khampas from all over the Tibetan Plateau come to celebrate The Litang Horse Festival every August in Litang County, Sichuan province, China. >>>

Paradise Garbage

Paradise Garbage
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In Bali, as tourism grown more and more every year, the trash at the Suwung Waste Disposal Area is a mountain of rubbish that dominates the landscape. 30 Hectares site, with some hills... >>>

Burning trash

Burning trash
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I had always thought that's just the poor people who clean their yard by burning the rubbish, but I had to change my mind. I spoke recently with a rich kid from an high status family in... >>>

Don’t believe in beliefs

Don’t believe in beliefs
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When mystery presents itself people want answers. And when there are none, they cling to beliefs. As the function of a belief is to provide simple answers to the deepest of questions,... >>>

Perception deceives us

Perception deceives us
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Our perception deceives us. We awake in the morning feeling still, as we look out the window to see a tiny looking sun rising in the sky. We walk outside and the ground looks flat. And as... >>>

Treasures of Meaning

Treasures of Meaning
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The concept of meaning starts with emptiness. It is like an empty bowl. You may fill an empty bowl with whatever you may wish – whether it be rice, fruit or soup – and yet it is impartial... >>>

Bali Chinese rooster

Bali Chinese rooster
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The year of the Rooster just started with the traditional festivities that the Balinese Chinese community celebrate with lots of incenses and the Barongsai dance. This is the beautiful... >>>

An Atlas of Mirrors

An Atlas of Mirrors
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Part of Singapore Biennale 2016, An Atlas of Mirrors presents contemporary artworks by more than 60 artists and art collectives from Southeast Asia, and East and South Asia. >>>

Bloody Gourmet

Bloody Gourmet
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What we eat is completely related to the culture in which we grow up. Few reflect on the impact that our diet may have on the planet or on other living creatures, few reflect on the actual... >>>

Old and happy

Old and happy
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Why is it that many old people in western societies look all but happy? Has it to do with separation and loneliness? Is it the price to pay for what they call progress? Has it to do with... >>>

Dolce Vita

Dolce Vita
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We all stick to habits we have developed while growing up. I doesn't matter if those routines are not appropriate anymore. We also describe things mostly only as we have been told to call... >>>

Form

Form
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In the rugged coast of the north Mediterranean sea lives a man named Francesco. He takes photos for fun and publish them on Facebook. He hit me for his clean compositions and his smooth,... >>>

Dead coral

Dead coral
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An amazing variety of forms and shapes washed ashore during high tides. Once alive and full of colours, when dead corals slowly turn to white. >>>

Snaking into Milano China

Snaking into Milano China
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2013 Snake year celebration parade is being held in Milano Chinatown. Clean winter sky, a warm shy sun to celebrate cultural identity with ease. >>>

Urban green need

Urban green need
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The urban need for improved life quality is a driving energy in every big metropolis. Check how good are Bangkok people in painting their everyday life lively green. >>>

Songkran 2555, Water Morning

Songkran 2555, Water Morning
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Songkran is the traditional New Year’s Day in Thailand. It is a time for spiritual cleansing and renewal. Typically the day starts with a visit to the temple where people will... >>>

Hong Kong Dragons

Hong Kong Dragons
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2012 year of the Dragon. Here is a visual journey of the new year's celebrations in Hongkong. A big Parade and massive fireworks which is hard to miss. >>>

Consider the Weight of air

Consider the Weight of air
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Consider the sea and oceans of the world as a jelly, and the surface of this jelly medium as a skin and lets think of this as our idealized world where we can make generalisations. >>>

The Mah Song

The Mah Song
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Marionettes of Spirits, The Mah Song. On an early morning in October, a crowd of men and women from Phuket's Thai-Chinese community gather in silence at the temple. >>>

Royal Iconography

Royal Iconography
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Many Thai people sincerely love their King. Most houses or shops display at least one photo of King Bhumibol Adulyadej. >>>

Kantata Barock, music for peace

Kantata Barock, music for peace
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Comprising the former members of Kantata Takwa, this new music collaboration continues in their tradition of writing socially charged music for which they are so revered for in Indonesia. >>>

Thailand election posters

Thailand election posters
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Fumes is offering a glimpse of the styles and subjects used in campaigns during this general election. Fumes attempts to translate the various campaign slogans that reveal candidates... >>>

Thailand's Sex Tourism

Thailand's Sex Tourism
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During the Vietnam war, American Soldiers would come to Thailand for R&R. Since then, Thailand has become known throughout the world as a premier destination for sex tourism. >>>

Songkran 2554, Water Festival

Songkran 2554, Water Festival
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Songkran is the traditional New Year Day in Thailand. It is a time for spiritual cleansing and renewal. Typically the day starts with a visit to the temple where people will collect the... >>>

Muay Thai Round 1

Muay Thai Round 1
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Muay Thai is a combat sport known as the 'Art of Eight Limbs' or the 'Science Of Eight Limbs' because it makes use of punches, kicks, elbows and knee strikes, thus using eight points of... >>>

A Shaman, His Family and his First Alaia Surfboard

A Shaman, His Family and his First Alaia Surfboard
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The Mentawai people are an indigenous tribe of hunters who live deep in the jungle of Siberut Island, off the coast of western Sumatra. They live in isolation by choice, rejecting... >>>

Human Mechanic

Human Mechanic
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Urut massage is perhaps the most sophisticated of all the Indonesian healing arts and can only be found in Bali and in Java, where the Majapahit Kingdom flourished and was influenced from... >>>

Nigerian sunday

Nigerian sunday
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A West African community gathers at Sunday for a energetic gospel session. The goal is to build unity, faith and happiness in every man and woman. >>>

Yogyakarta, a Week Before the Eruption

Yogyakarta, a Week Before the Eruption
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The 2010 eruptions of Mount Merapi began in late October 2010 when Mount Merapi in Central Java, Indonesia began an increasingly violent series of eruptions that continued into November,... >>>

Aqua market

Aqua market
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Aqua market - Perception is what reality reflects. What we know about the world has come to us bouncing his way into our senses. >>>

Hanging out

Hanging out
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A suspension is the act of suspending a human body from hooks that have been put through body piercings. These piercings are temporary and are performed just prior to the actual... >>>

Women are Heroes

Women are Heroes
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'Women are Heroes' is a photography project by french photographer JR. This work, which got viral, is about pictures made into huge posters and glued to public spaces. >>>

Slank and Slankers

Slank and Slankers
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Formed in 1983, Slank is an Indonesian superband. By numbers, they are the biggest indie band in the world. Known for their socio-politically driven music, they were censored from TV and... >>>

Ogoh ogoh

Ogoh ogoh
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The main purpose of the making of Ogoh-ogoh is the purification of the natural environment of any spiritual pollutants emitted from the activities of living beings, especially humans. >>>

The Red Bag Race

The Red Bag Race
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The red bag race is a competition to collect trash. It takes place during surf contests organised by Volcom Indonesia. It aims at educating kids on acting about environmental pollution. >>>

Beach Study

Beach Study
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Fashion photography is constant research. It's taming the unseen. Provoke emotions. Here is a study with model Widika Sidmore. >>>

Unity in Diversity

Unity in Diversity
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Indonesia's experience in pushing harmony and acceptance of differences lays his roots in the Pancasila principles. >>>

Indo Vespa Community

Indo Vespa Community
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The Indonesian Vespa Scooterist Community is a gang of rasta commandos who ride for inter-island brotherhood. >>>

Sumba's Kodi

Sumba's Kodi
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For 350 years, the Dutch colonised the vast archipelago of Indonesia but never even managed to set up an administrative post on the island of Sumba. >>>

Aqua Island

Aqua Island
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Aqua Island - Perception is what reality reflects into our sensors. What we know about the world has come to us bouncing his way into our senses. >>>

Aqua Province

Aqua Province
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Aqua province - Perception is what reality reflects. What we know about the world has come to us bouncing his way into our senses. >>>

Aqua City

Aqua City
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Aqua city - Perception is what reality reflects. What we know about the world has come to us bouncing his way into our senses. >>>