The birdmen of Istanbul

Tours, Status Symbols, Animals

300 men carrying boxes and cages meet every summer weekend in cafes across Istanbul. Inside each is a bird.

Building a women’s revolution in Bolivia

Money, Going to the Market

Construction work attracts increasing numbers of Bolivian women, but they aren't paid or promoted nearly as well as men. Yet.

Confessions of a Cairo chair

Protest, Home

If the revolution had a living room, it was here with me. I am a chair in the Borsa cafe district. Cheap, maybe even flimsy, but by far the most popular chair in town.

Higher Paris Real Estate

Mass Housing, Moving House, Home

As Paris undergoes one of the most severe housing crisis of the past century, thousands of high-rise apartments in the suburbs are being demolished.

Larger than life

Football, Looking at Art, Death

Graffiti obituaries are becoming common features in Serbian urban landscapes, mapping out cities and neighborhoods according to affiliations to football clubs.

The men who sleep on books

Moving House, While You Sleep, Home

Once night falls in Kolkata, colorful bookstalls turn into a refuge for homeless migrants.