March 10, 2015 | By Baukje Stamm |
The Goroka, Papua New Guinea
Some more Jimmy Nelson today…
Putting aside a successful career, British photographer Jimmy Nelson embarked on a treacherous, lengthy journey to document the last remaining indigenous people of the world. From the thick, wet Amazon rain forests of Ecuador to the frigid tundras of Siberia, Nelson sought out and spent significant time with each native culture, grasping a genuine understanding of their lives and traditions.
Before They Pass Away is a poignant chronicle of heritage and humanity that threatens to be lost forever. Reed the full Featureshoot interview wit Nelson about his work.
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