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      By Milene Larsson Oct 22, 2013

      The Warrior Women of Asgarda

      The ladies of Asgarda are self-proclaimed descendants of the legendary Amazon warrior women who, according to myth, once roamed parts of what is now Ukraine. We traveled to the Carpathian Mountains in Western Ukraine to attend one of Asgarda's recruitment…

      By Milene Larsson Oct 22, 2013
      By Milene Larsson Jul 11, 2013

      Blood Sacrifice in Sumba

      Sumba, an island in the Indonesian archipelago. It is the setting for annual ritual battles called Pasola. A fight between rival clans that hurl spears on horseback, to "fertilize" the soil with spilled human blood.

      By Milene Larsson Jul 11, 2013
      By Milene Larsson Jul 9, 2013

      Blood Sacrifice in Sumba - Trailer

      Sumba is an island the size of Jamaica in the Indonesian archipelago that has been cut off from the rest of the world for so long that its ancient animistic traditions survive to this day. It is the setting for ritual battles called Pasola which take plac…

      By Milene Larsson Jul 9, 2013
      By Milene Larsson Dec 13, 2012

      Asger Carlsen's New Book Is a Girl

      We've been anticipating the release of Asger Carlsen's new book, a collection of freaky body blobs and sculptures molded out of human flesh called Hester, ever since we ran a preview from it in our 2011 Photo Issue. More than a year later, it's f…

      By Milene Larsson Dec 13, 2012