Osma Harvilahti The Finnish photographer captures vivid glimpses of far-flung cultures “not through their obvious characteristics, but by more abstract qualities such as color and pattern,” he explains. His approach has played out strikingly in travels to Burkina Faso and Ghana, and he will continue his exploration in Japan, where he’ll be shooting this summer. osmaharvilahti.tumblr.com
“This universality of the images also pushes the viewer for repeat visits, and encourages the idea of not necessarily starting from the traditional beginning of the book, but rather forming their own journey through the work.” Nathaniel Grann, Empty Stretch
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