1. newyorker:

    Michael Schulman remembers Joan Rivers:

    “Everyone who called her the Queen of Mean was missing the point: life is what’s mean, and she was here to let us know how funny that is.”

    Credit Photograph Ruth Fremson / The New York Times / Redux

    (Source: newyorker.com)

     

  2. jrdywrdy:

    POLIÇA | You Don’t Own Me

     
  3. Sexual harassment has been a growing problem in Egypt over the last couple of years, especially in Cairo. UN Women reported last year that over 99% of Egyptian women have suffered from sexual harassment in their lifetime, and about half of all women report facing harassment on a daily basis. The Thomson Reuters Foundation also recently named Egypt the worst country for women in the Arab world.

    https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/tinnevl/anti-harassment-documentary-the-peoples-girls

    How this was made: http://egyptianstreets.com/2014/09/02/hidden-camera-shows-haunting-stares-women-face-on-egypts-streets/

     
     
  4. underneathalemontree:

    nyctaeus:

    Wolfgang Tillmans, ‘Central Nervous System’

    “Making a portrait is a fundamental artistic act and the process of it is a very direct human exchange. The dynamics of vulnerability, exposure, embarrassment and honesty do not change, ever. I’ve found that portraiture is a good levelling instrument for me and it always sends me back to square one.”

    (via rrruben)

     
  5.  
  6.  
  7.  
  8.  
  9.  
  10. Alexa Karolinski for FvonF

    You don’t feel like it’s the center of the world in LA. It’s totally ok, and it gives you perspective.