On the journey of life, through desert & jungle – Jimmy Nelson

Seeing innocence through the eyes of Jimmy Nelson

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Identified: Jimmy identified his passion at the age of 19 when he went on a year long hike across Tibet with a camera, realising his passion towards photography he started to work as a professional photojournalist to cover a variety of themes, ranging from the Russian involvement in Afghanistan and the ongoing strife between India and Pakistan in Kashmir, to the beginning of the war in former Yugoslavia.

Planned: He set out to document the world’s last indigenous cultures which are rapidly disappearing. This was his list to knock. 

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Executed: He even wrote the book “Before They Pass Away”, which publicizes the world’s least – touched tribes before its to late.

HIS LIST               

PLACES TRIBES
INDONESIA DANI, YALI, KOROWAI
PAPUA NEW GUINEA HULI, ASARO, KALAM, GOROKA
ETHIOPIA MURSI, DASSANECH, BANNA, KARO, ARBORE,
RUSSIA NENETS, CHUKCHI
NEPAL MUSTANG
CHINA TIBETIANS
MONGOLIA TSAATAN, KAZAKH
NEW ZEALAND MAORI
KENYA SAMBURU
TANZANIA MASAI
VANUATU ISLANDS VANUATU
ARGENTINA GUACHOS
ECUADOR HUARANI
NAMIBIA HIMBA
INDIA RABARI, LADAKHI, DROKPA
NEATHERLANDS MARKEN, TERSCHELLING

“I’ll be off exploring, searching for those out-of-bounds places where dreams exist.”

Start exploring and share your dreams with us…

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