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COUNTERCULTUREFeaturedINDIGENOUSLOCALS / June 2016

“DORA, THE STYLE EXPLORER”: A DOCUMENTARY SERIES ABOUT FASHION & STYLE AROUND THE WORLD

 
Video by Sophie Pinchetti and Dora Moutot
Text by Sophie Pinchetti and Dora Moutot
Photo by Sophie Pinchetti

 

A year and a half ago, The Other began a project for a documentary series on contemporary and traditional dress in emerging countries entitled:

“Dora, The Style Explorer / Fashion Without Borders”

We very much wanted to translate the spirit of The OTHER into a video format.

Our concept: discover a new country through its dress culture in each episode.

 

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Photography by Eric Lafforgue
FeaturedINDIGENOUSLOCALS / July 2014

TRIBES OF THE OMO VALLEY: A STYLE IN BETWEEN TRADITIONS AND MODERNITY

Photography by Eric Lafforgue
Text by Dora Moutot

Ethiopia’s Omo Valley is that part of the world where every “adventurer of style” dreams of going. Located in southern Ethiopia, the Omo Valley is one of those few places in the world that is still home to many tribal peoples, whose population is about 200,000 in this region. French photographer Eric Lafforgue (National Geographic, Lonely Planet, etc) has travelled there several times and photographed beautiful and colorful portraits of the tribes of the Omo Valley, where tribal styles sometimes meet surprising accents of modernity.

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Photography by Benoit Paillé
COUNTERCULTUREFeaturedGATHERINGS&WORSHIP / May 2014

THE RAINBOW FAMILY TRIBE: THE CALL FOR AN ALTERNATIVE

Photography by Benoit Paillé
Text by Sophie Pinchetti

“WELCOME HOME!” Those are most likely the first words you will be greeted with when entering a Rainbow Gathering. Now a global phenomenon, Rainbow Gatherings take their roots in the counterculture of the late Sixties. A Rainbow Gathering can bring together anywhere from a few hundred people to tens of thousands for the larger ones, particularly in the United States. This is Freedom’s home!
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