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ONE NIGHT WITH ELVIS

SHELBY ALEXANDER // Born in Adelaide, Australia, Shelby is a documentary and street photographer based in Bristol. Her project “One Night with Elvis” is a documentary of one of the quirky and entertaining Elvis festivals in the U.K., with impersonators doing their best impressions of their rock and roll idol.

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Country cultural heritage dance India masks and costumes Raj Laxmi Singh street performance

MAGIC OF EXPRESSION

RAJ LAXMI SINGH // Raj Laxmi is a photographer from India based in Delhi who greatly loves immersing herself emotionally and visually in the performing arts of her country. She has shared a set of magical captures from Indian classical dance performances.

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DOWNTOWN LIMA

ARTURO CAÑEDO // Arturo is from Lima, Perú, a graduate in economics who has also studied painting and drawing at the Art Museum of Lima and integrates his understanding of economics into his photography to show the aesthetics of the human condition. He shared with us his creative night photography of street performers in Lima.

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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.