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Photography

Photos of Life in Paris’ Tower Blocks – Minus the Clichés

We spoke to Jean-Michel Landon, a social worker-turned-photographer, who captures life in the outskirts of Paris.
Louis Dabir
8.21.19
Photography

How to Photograph a War When You're Not a War Photographer

Joey Lawrence normally photographs celebrities or tight communities around the world. This time round, he met the Kurds battling ISIS.
Pierre Longeray
8.12.19
Photography

A Day in the Life of Modern Circus Kids

Photographer Sophie Rodriguez spent time with the Ritz family circus as they struggle to keep their traditions alive.
Sophie Rodriguez
7.17.19
Mermen

Inside France's First Mermen Competition

Just ten guys comfortable in their own fins.
Matthieu Foucher
7.12.19
Tiananmen Square

The Tiananmen Square Protests Weren't What Everyone Thought They Were

On the 30th anniversary of Beijing's pro-democracy protests, Patrick Zachmann's photos capture what happened before the Tanks arrived.
Patrick Zachmann
5.8.19
Drugs

Drug Dealers Tell Us How to Spot a Sucker

We asked a few drug dealers how they decide which customers they're going to scam.
Sarah Perrin
5.6.19
PROTESTS

We Spent an Afternoon Learning the Art of Civil Disobedience

I learned how to get past a police cordon and how to tangle my legs together to avoid getting picked up.
Matthieu Foucher
4.26.19
Photography

Activists in Lebanon Are Using Religious Tattoos as Protest Symbols

Even though many are not particularly religious, tattoos have become a way of showing solidarity.
VICE Staff
4.17.19
Photos

“I Can’t Find the Words”: Photos of the Devastating Notre-Dame Fire

Last night, thousands gathered near the cathedral to sing and watch centuries of history burn. We heard from some of the Parisians there.
Célia Mebroukine
4.16.19
Photography

An Afternoon with the Tween Skaters of Central Paris

Photographer Seán McGirr captured the scene around the iconic skate ramp on Rue Leon Cladel.
VICE Staff
4.10.19
Photography

The Festival That Celebrates the Arrival of Spring with Violence, Dirt and Booze

Every year, the people of the French village Cournonterral gather to mark the end of a 12th century battle by chasing each other around with barrels of dark wine.
Marine Peixoto
4.2.19
Photography

Phone Photos from the Anti-Government Revolt in Algeria

The protests have successfully ousted the country's 82-year-old leader. Sort of.
Louis Dabir
3.22.19
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