Category archive for visuals

Category Archive
  • New Roads, Old Trades: A roadside camp in the high Himalayas that serves as international business hub
  • Across Nyalo: Retrieving abandoned goods on a high Himalayan pass and a road back to tradition
  • The Operator: “It is mind work, not physical work”, says the man who operates the excavator
  • Village Meeting: When to harvest, what to do about the glacier lake flood, and how not to be rude to two Nepali NGO workers
  • Breaking Camp: Summer pastures near the Tibetan border and an unexpected free ride
  • Salt Traders: Nomad salt traders in Humla (Nepal) on their way back from the Tibetan border
  • Shelter Below a Rock: A group of Chhetri merchants on their annual trip to Tibet
  • Message to Jindak: A glimpse into the daily routines of a school hostel in Mustang, Nepal
  • Moonlight Departure: Government rice and caravans that prefer travelling at night
  • Rabten's Radio: Clamorous signals in the ether
  • In and Out of Walung: A Himalayan village that continues to create wealth
  • Arrivals, Then and Now: Haimendorf’s 1957 images of Walung and the absence of visible change
  • Material Sediments: Little things found in every house in the village of Walung
  • Golden Boten City: Eerie ruins of foul investment, but not a busted dream
  • The Lahu Experience: Seventeen families on a mountain ridge in northern Laos
  • Dhanyan's House: Cardamom, bees, and an invitation to stay
  • Change of Winds: Mustang’s nocturnal beauty and a familiar experience
  • Happy, Beauty, Lucky: The Tibetan border at Hilsa, a Chinese wallpaper, and my state of mind
  • Dordoi Bazaar: A labyrinth of shipping containers in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
  • Crossroads: Roadside anthropology in Sary Tash, Kyrgyzstan
  • New Socialist Countryside: Village construction and a red carpet in Xinjiang, China
  • Eight Seconds: A glimpse of noise on the nightly Karakorum Highway
  • Ishkoshim Border Market: On an island between Afghanistan and Tajikistan
  • A Free Zone: The Ishkoshim Free Economic Zone at the Tajik-Afghan border
  • Red Carpet: A Chinese truck arrives in a Himalayan village
  • Double Narration: Voice-over and a phone call in Tugling, Limi
  • Cold Water: Stuck in the river on the way back from Tsang
  • Companions in Fate: Wayfaring between Murghab and Osh
  • Crossing Torugart: A little black box and a zone in between
  • Concrete Heritage: Yurts at Lake Karakol, China
  • Things that Last: Spare parts for the future
  • Shipped: Container architecture in Central Asia