Indestructible By Catherine Yi
Cityscape by Christopher Woods, as featured in the Cosmopolitanism issue of Mandala Journal, is an art piece that is a jarring contrast in juxtaposition with James Nachtwey’s photographs of Japan’s aftermath. It is just another reminder of how easily buildings and whole cities can be swept away, but cosmopolitan is about the people. We are all part of one community, which has proven to...
A Photo Essay, James Nachtwey's photographs from... →
The devastation in Japan is unreal, to say the least. The news coverage I’ve seen of the destruction seems impossible, like a scene from a movie, special effects. James Nachtwey, renowned American photojournalist and war photographer has documented conflicts, famine, and the victims of war around the world. When tragedy struck in Japan, Nachtwey went to document the aftermath. Nachtwey is...
The Color of Pride by JoyEllen Freeman
Pride is a strange concept. While we denounce it in others, deep down, it is something that we all desire to have. That’s because pride is power from within the self; it is an emanating force that allows us to lift our spirits when the rest of the world desires to tear us down. Pride can take many forms, come in many colors, and express itself on many faces. José Romelo Lagman’s photo “Aztec...