photos for the laia foundation by pep avila in vedanthanga, a village in the indian state of tamil nadu, where most residents are dalits, or those who are traditionally regarded in the caste system as untouchables.
though ‘untouchability’ is barred in india’s constitution, dalits (which translates as broken or crushed) remain an ostracized community in vedanthanga, prevented from owning land and forced to work jobs other castes see as beneath them.
the laia foundation, founded after the 2004 tsunami, works with the dalits, contributing to their social and economic development through educational, health and women’s empowerment projects.
Tom Hiddleston + blue
A number one dad, ten out of ten, Dad of the year, gettin laid all year this year, best dad ever, you did it.
ummm i forgot to post this!!!
i call this piece ‘I use A Lot of teal backgrounds feat. potters, past and present’
Zuhair Murad - Fall Winter 2013 2014
The Poveglia Island was the site of wars, a dumping ground for plague victims and an insane asylum. It’s considered to be haunted and dangerous, but overgrown and abandoned, it’s still beautiful.
by Wesley Burt