before they pass away


December 20, 2013

In his landmark project ‚Before They Pass Away‚ Jimmy Nelson captures the lives and traditions of the last surviving tribes who have managed to preserve their traditional ways and customs within our increasingly globalized world. The British photographer’s epic portraits present these dignified inheritors of noble and age-old traditions in a proud spirit and in all their glory—a unique visual experience. This exquisitely photographed showcase for world tribal culture is not only a joy to look at, but also an important historical record. These fotos reveals the wide variety of human experiences and cultural expressions across the ages. http://www.beforethey.com

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