An unidentified man makes bricks in one of the photographs from photojournalist Ed Kashi‘s photo-essay “Madagascar” The series “… delves into environmental concerns, documenting the delicate balance between economic development and ecological preservation in the lush island nation.”

The photographs are on display at the WFC Courtyard Gallery in Lower Manhattan till May 14.

* Watch and listen to an interview with Kashi at The Guardian’s site.

Further Reading

A private city

Eko Atlantic in Lagos, like Tatu City in Nairobi, Kenya; Hope City in Accra, Ghana; and Cité le Fleuve in Kinshasa, DRC, point to the rise of private cities. What does it mean for the rest of us?

What she wore

The exhibition, ‘Men Lebsa Neber,’ features a staggering collection of the clothes and stories of rape survivors across Ethiopia.