Campo Santo - Monday, September 4, 2023
PICTURES OF THE DAY
CHRONOLOGICAL NEWS REVIEW – SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER 2022
Brazil: Presidential Election - Francisco Proner / Agence VU’ for Le Monde
In October 2022, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva won a narrow majority of 51%, defeating the outgoing far-right populist president Jair Bolsonaro.
Roça, a tale in rural Brazil - Éric Garault / Editions Courtes et Longues
In the farming region of Minas Gerais, Brazil.
DRC – Slaves to 5G - Véronique de Viguerie
Coltan is a key element used in smartphones, and approximately 80 % comes from the Democratic Republic of Congo where different forces, mercenary and military, prevail in the mining areas.
Stories in Mali - Seyba Keita
Three brief episodes showing life in Mali.
World War I by Jean-Marie Combier, gunner and photographer (1891-1968) - Fonds Combier Musée Nicéphore Niépce Chalon-sur-Saône
Jean-Marie Combier spent World War I in the armed forces, fighting and taking photographs, then later became a successful publisher of postcards.
Homo Ursus - Pierre Banoori
Traditional celebrations of the bear in the Pyrenees have been recognized as part of the world’s Intangible Cultural Heritage, listed by UNESCO, in late 2022.
Tour de France Snapshots - Jérémy Lempin
Jérémy Lempin took his van along the road, covering all the stages of the Tour de France.
Good Old Dancing - Corinne Rozotte / Divergence
In the provinces in France, certain senior citizens love to go out for “teatime dances.”
Over 75 and still hard at work - François Pugnet / saif images
Some people just keep on keeping on, working well into their 70s, 80s and even 90s.
Charlotte’s Private Battle - Frédérique Barraja
An artistic portrayal of Charlotte’s experience of incest.
Venezuela: Teenage Pregnancy - Ana María Arévalo Gosen with the support of The National Geographic Society
In Venezuela, 23% of pregnancies are young mothers aged between 15 and 19.
EastGRIP Ice-Core Drilling Camp, Greenland - Lukasz Larsson Warzecha / Getty Images
EastGRIP scientists at their research station where they drill deep into the ice, exploring the past to understand today’s climate and environment.
Glaciers Once Magnificent Succumbing to Global Warming Sean Gallup / Getty Images
Glaciers in so many parts of the world: the Alps, Greenland, Norway and Iceland.
Yangtze River - Dave Tacon / Polaris Images
The Yangtze River, 6,300 kilometers long, the longest river in Asia.
The War in Ukraine – as seen by the youth of Mariupol, 2023 - “Pics for Peace”, a project by Éric Vazzoler / Zeitenspiegel
Éric Vazzoler who conducts photography workshops in Ukraine, asked boys and girls living in Mariupol to record their views of the city