reportagebygettyimages

reportagebygettyimages:

God’s Ivory - Only 2 days left to vote!

Our documentary God’s Ivory is up for a Webby, and we need your help to win. Please vote here for the People’s Voice Award.

God’s Ivory exposes the industry of religious iconography and the consequential destruction of elephant populations that it fuels. Watch the full film here. Photos by Brent Stirton/Reportage by Getty Images

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publicartfund:

Happy Earth Day! In honor of the annual event, we look back at Eric Arctander’s Nieuw Amsterdam ShorelineIn 1980, the environmental artist recreated the original shoreline of Manhattan, prior to landfill, across and along present-day streets and sidewalks.

The mile and a half of vivid green and blue—colors chosen to evoke land and water and to avoid confusion with highway markings in the area—began at Wall Street, New Amsterdam’s northern boundary, and extended southwest along Pearl Street to Broad Street. The two parallel lines—each four inches wide with a four-inch gap between— extended up and down Broad Street to a point just north of Beaver Street, designating the man-made canal, called “Heere Gracht” after Amsterdam’s famed waterway, which remained a landfill until 1673. Read more. 

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birthjunkie:

The other day I woke up to this photo text that my client (Melanie Cross)’s boyfriend (& photographer, Gabriel Hacker at www.ladogma.com),  took of her hiking in the mountains.  I really do have the BEST JOB EVER!!!   (p.s I do have permission to post this publicly, and she asked that this poem go with the photo). 


Volver a los diecisietedespués de vivir un sigloes como descifrar signossin ser sabio competente.Volver a ser de repentetan frágil como un segundo,volver a sentir profundocomo un niño frente a Dios.Eso es lo que siento yoen este instante fecundo.

(translation via google)


Back at seventeen
after living a century
is like deciphering signs
competent without being wise.
Back to suddenly be
as fragile as a second,
to feel deep
as a child before God.
That’s how I feel
fruitful at this moment.

Violeta Parra,1917-1967.
Chilean poet, folk singer and artist. 

beautiful, oh my

meditategravitate:

birthjunkie:

The other day I woke up to this photo text that my client (Melanie Cross)’s boyfriend (& photographer, Gabriel Hacker at www.ladogma.com),  took of her hiking in the mountains.  I really do have the BEST JOB EVER!!!   (p.s I do have permission to post this publicly, and she asked that this poem go with the photo). 
Volver a los diecisiete
después de vivir un siglo
es como descifrar signos
sin ser sabio competente.
Volver a ser de repente
tan frágil como un segundo,
volver a sentir profundo
como un niño frente a Dios.
Eso es lo que siento yo
en este instante fecundo.
(translation via google)
Back at seventeen
after living a century
is like deciphering signs
competent without being wise.
Back to suddenly be
as fragile as a second,
to feel deep
as a child before God.
That’s how I feel
fruitful at this moment.
Violeta Parra,1917-1967.
Chilean poet, folk singer and artist. 

beautiful, oh my