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CARIBBEAN VIBES IN LEEDS

JASON SHIPLEY // Jason is a passionate British documentary photographer from Kingston upon Hull. He documents the people he meets, often in long-term series. His photographs have been featured in magazines and at the British Museum. Jason shared some of his photos from the Leeds West Indian Carnival, the oldest such event in England.

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THEYYAM

CLAUDIA ORSETTI // Claudia is an architect and a photographer. She is naturally attracted by contradictions and her work typically gravitates around the concepts of territory, time and memory, moving across landscapes, documentary and reportage photography. She shared a series on a ritual Theyyam performance in Kerala, India.

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MORRIS DANCING

DAVID GILBERT WRIGHT // David has been in photography most of his life. He now specialises in documentary photography and is working on several long-term projects, including the one he shared with us about modern cultural expressions of Morris Dancing, a quintessentially English form of folk dance that has its origins in the Middle Ages.

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MASQUERADE

TRIS // Tris (who otherwise goes by his artist name @colourbricks) enjoys photography in the lively streets of London. He is drawn to the colours, vibrancy and the stories of life, especially of the stoics, the optimists and the non-conformists. He shared with us a series on Cosplay, a special kind of performing art.