Miyu Kojima Creates Miniature Replicas Of Lonely Deaths

Twenty six-year old Miyu Kojima works for a company that cleans up after kodokushi (孤独死) or lonely deaths: a Japanese phenomenon of people dying alone and remaining undiscovered for a long period of time. The instances first began to be reported around 2000, and are thought to be a product of increased social isolation coupled with a greying population.

“Lost In The Dark And Then Gone”: Atmospheric Photography Inspired By Nature And Dreams

It’s hard not go get swept up in the work of Hadar Ariel Magar, an Israel-based photographer who finds inspiration in nature and dreams. Often set in fields or rivers, her work has a dreamy quality that can be both calming and disturbing. Photography, for Magar, is a therapeutic act that allows her the freedom to explore avenues of self-expression.