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Students in Conflict Zones

Students in Conflict Zones

Children transported in a reinforced vehicle to a nearby school in Narathiwat province. Despite the children’s smiles, they know about the violent state of conflict in their land, and must face the dangers fro ...

Kuala Lumpur, the Tilt of the Social Landscape

Photos taken in Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia. This modern city is popularly known for its Petronas Twin Towers, shopping malls, rich food culture and the educated inhabitants. Yet, often forgotten, the back ...

Eyes Don't Want to See, But We Know

Eyes Don’t Want to See, But We Know

Homelessness on the Street. Photos courtesy of Mirror Foundation, Thailand.   There were attempts at improving the quality of life of marginalized communities. That was in the past. Nowadays social welfare is ...

The Slum is the Measure of Civilization

Photos taken by Zashnain of a small slum near to Soi Chan 16, Sathorn. We’re seeing a negative change in Bangkok, of heightened apathy and further marginalization of the urban poor and the homeless.   &nbs ...

Erawan Shrine: Rebuilding What Was Lost

Erawan Shrine: Rebuilding What Was Lost

An explosion, at the Erawan Shrine in Bangkok, took its toll on tourists and locals on Monday night – 17 August 2015. According to the Emergency Medical Service (EMS), the causalities were high. The Dead: 20 Th ...

Commitment in the Face of Conflict

In 2014, students from Prince of Songkla University advocated for peace in conflict-torn south Thailand. In fact on many occasions, students and young people take the lead in championing for justice, human rights an ...

Planet Master

Planet Master

Why is it you smile as I languish...? I live to sorrow... you to pleasure... why do you thus? | Art by Humphrey King ...

Delia / The Efformation

'Delia' by Humphrey King // shaping contemporary narrative / (out of nothing but air) / POLITICAL REALITY. / IS TRANSFORMED ...

Poverty in Colour

Humanity It starts with how we define poverty, and how we react to it, that struggle with hopelessness, shame, anxiety, and the deep sense of inferiority, especially when confronted by institutional forces that seek ...

On One’s Uppers

Bangkok, once a mighty city of capitalism, is now a city of loss. Unpredictable times, with the absence of societal self-determination, Thailand’s capital is seeing a new wave of hardship. With the unchecked ur ...

Once Upon a Time in Poverty

Intense summer heat, the walkway covered with feet, squeezing, past broken tiles, of uneven pavement and soiled back lanes. Into their corporate rat race. Bangkok at night, brings about contradiction, When poverty do ...

A Hung Life

Artist: Asin Location: Ramkhamhaeng Canal, Bangkok ...

The back lanes offer much wisdom

Artist: unknown Location: In an alley, China Town, Bangkok The back lanes offer much wisdom, flashes of insights, though we carelessly discard them. ...

Housing: Paying Your Dues

Migrant workers toil in obscurity, in poverty and hardship, living in bleak stuffy containers or under a rusted zinc roof, just so that Malaysians could own a house in comfort.   ...

Little Boy Bluescreen

Little Boy Bluescreen

Little Boy Bluescreen by Humphrey King - "human disaster is now unfolding... human disaster is explained away entirely as a work of nature... human disaster is enormous..." ...

Potential Refugee

Cambodia: Aren’t We All Potential Refugees

Last week, there was finally some small measure of justice for the 2 million people killed by the Khmer Rouge and for the entire nation of Cambodia. For the first time, 2 top leaders of that vicious regime were held ...

Mining Capitalism Cover

Mining Capitalism: The Relationship between Corporations and their Critics

Mining Capitalism is a new book by Stuart Kirsch published by University of California Press with cover art by AK Rockefeller. We are very excited to play a small part in this groundbreaking work towards understandi ...

Monkhood

'MonkHood' by Humphrey King ...

A Dream of Flying / The Little Apartment

'A Dream of Flying' | Collage by Humphrey King ...

I’d Rather Tell A Story About Somebody Else

'cobain' ~ by Humphrey King ...