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Fight For Freedom: Commemorating Mandela

Central to The Capture Site on the R103 in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands – where Nelson Mandela was arrested in 1963 – is a sculptural installation by Johannesburg artist Marco Cianfanelli. When viewed from a distance, the 50 painted laser-cut steel columns form the image of Madiba’s face. Click on the image below for more on The Capture Site.
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20 Dec 2013 12:58:00
Yoshkar-Ola, Matrosova Street (1995). He turned his lens upon Russians – particularly young people – in the newly liberated state. (Photo by Sergey Chilikov)

Russian pop art photographer Sergey Chilikov captures a nation liberated from the social oppression of late-era Soviet rule – at parties, in the streets, and bouncing high. His exhibition, Photoprovocations, will be at Photo London, 19-22 May. Here: Yoshkar-Ola, Matrosova Street (1995). (Photo by Sergey Chilikov)
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20 May 2016 13:10:00


“La Tomatina is a festival that is held in the Valencian town of Buñol, in which participants throw tomatoes at each other”. – Wikipedia

Photo: A man sits in tomato pulp at the end of the world's biggest tomato fight at La Tomatina festival on August 26, 2009 in Bunol, Spain. More than 45000 people from all over the world descended on the small Valencian town to participate La Tomatina festival, with the local town hall estimating that over 100 tons of rotten and over-ripe tomatoes were thrown. (Photo by Jasper Juinen/Getty Images)
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24 May 2011 09:27:00
Two stallions confront each other at a horse fighting contest in Rongshui, China. More than 30 horses from surrounding regions took part in the traditional activity of the Lantern festival. (Photo by China Foto Press)

Two stallions confront each other at a horse fighting contest in Rongshui, China. More than 30 horses from surrounding regions took part in the traditional activity of the Lantern festival. (Photo by China Foto Press)
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17 Feb 2013 12:09:00
A man takes a selfie in front of a fire from oil that has been set ablaze in the Qayyarah area, some 60 kilometres (35 miles) south of Mosul, on October 19, 2016, during an operation by Iraqi forces against Islamic State (IS) group jihadists to retake the main hub city. In the biggest Iraqi military operation in years, forces have retaken dozens of villages, mostly south and east of Mosul, and are planning multiple assaults for October 20. (Photo by Yasin Akgul/AFP Photo)

A man takes a selfie in front of a fire from oil that has been set ablaze in the Qayyarah area, some 60 kilometres (35 miles) south of Mosul, on October 19, 2016, during an operation by Iraqi forces against Islamic State (IS) group jihadists to retake the main hub city. In the biggest Iraqi military operation in years, forces have retaken dozens of villages, mostly south and east of Mosul, and are planning multiple assaults for October 20. (Photo by Yasin Akgul/AFP Photo)
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21 Oct 2016 12:25:00
Revelers drink wine as they take part in the “Battle of Wine” (La batalla del vino de Haro), a wine fight, during the Haro Wine Festival, in Haro, in the northern province of La Rioja on June 29, 2014. More than nine thousand locals and tourists threw around 130.000 litres of wine at each other during the Haro Wine Festival, according to local media. (Photo by Cesar Manso/AFP Photo)

Revelers drink wine as they take part in the “Battle of Wine” (La batalla del vino de Haro), a wine fight, during the Haro Wine Festival, in Haro, in the northern province of La Rioja on June 29, 2014. More than nine thousand locals and tourists threw around 130.000 litres of wine at each other during the Haro Wine Festival, according to local media. (Photo by Cesar Manso/AFP Photo)
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30 Jun 2014 12:34:00
Ilyas Wadood (right) of the Islamic Community Center talks with a demonstrator during the "Freedom of Speech Rally Round II" in Phoenix, Arizona May 29, 2015. More than 200 protesters, some armed, berated Islam and its Prophet Mohammed outside an Arizona mosque on Friday in a provocative protest that was denounced by counterprotesters shouting "Go home, Nazis," weeks after an anti-Muslim event in Texas came under attack by two gunmen. REUTERS/Nancy Wiechec

Ilyas Wadood (right) of the Islamic Community Center talks with a demonstrator during the "Freedom of Speech Rally Round II" in Phoenix, Arizona May 29, 2015. More than 200 protesters, some armed, berated Islam and its Prophet Mohammed outside an Arizona mosque on Friday in a provocative protest that was denounced by counterprotesters shouting "Go home, Nazis," weeks after an anti-Muslim event in Texas came under attack by two gunmen. REUTERS/Nancy Wiechec
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04 Jun 2015 10:53:00
Lawmakers from the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) and ruling AK Party (R) scuffle during a debate on a legislation to boost police powers, at the Turkish Parliament in Ankara, Turkey, February 19, 2015. (Photo by Reuters/Stringer)

Lawmakers from the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) and ruling AK Party (R) scuffle during a debate on a legislation to boost police powers, at the Turkish Parliament in Ankara, Turkey, February 19, 2015. (Photo by Reuters/Stringer)
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19 May 2016 11:43:00