Prothoma

Run by People Like Us (PLUS) Kolkata, Prothoma is a walk in shelter for people from the transgender community, sex workers and victims of sex trafficking in general. It is reported to be the first of its kind for the transgender community and has housed people like migrant folk entertainers from Bihar. The centre provides residents […]

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Cathedral of Comté

SHOOT: The Cellars of Fort Saint Antoine, In 1966, Marcel Petite discovered a defunct military fort erected after the French-Prussian war in 1870 to protect the eastern borders in a forest of Haut Doubs, at an altitude of 3600 feet. The fort’s structure of cut and vaulted stone, covered with a thick layer of soil, […]

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Do It London

SHOOT : Boyz Magazine cover and editorial for Do It London, the campaign brand of the London HIV Prevention Programme (LHPP) which is proudly supported and funded by all London Councils. LHPP funds the GMI Partnership and Freedoms Shop to provide information, outreach and condoms to gay men and venues across London. The GMI Partnership […]

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Duga

Duga-3 (NATO reporting name Steel Yard) was a top secret Soviet over-the-horizon (OTH) radar system used as part of the Soviet anti ballistic missile early-warning network and operated from July 1976 to December 1989. The Duga-3 systems were extremely powerful, over 10 MW in some cases, and broadcast in the shortwave radio bands. They appeared without warning, sounding […]

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Kopachi – the town they buried

Kopachi is a village near Chernobyl, Ukraine, just south-west of the Pripyat River Basin. After the Chernobyl disaster in 1986 the village was contaminated by fallout and subsequently evacuated and is now within the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone; and thus has been abandoned since 1986. As an experiment,the authorities had all the wooden houses torn down and […]

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The Big Society

Very much in the news, the ‘big society’ is David Cameron’s Big Idea for empowering communities, redistributing power, fostering a culture of volunteerism and encouraging greater personal and family responsibility and community activism. Synics have suggested that the plans are a cover for substantial cuts in public services, and certainly saving money is one of the […]

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Harris Tweed

Harris Tweed is the unique woollen fabric woven by crofters in their homes for generations and is the only fabric in the world protected by an act of Parliament. Sometimes called the Champagne of fabrics, 2011 marked 100 years of the of the Orb mark of authenticity and this project is a celebration of that […]

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