features

NOOR is a collective of visual storytellers specializing in contemporary global issues. We create personal and self-initiated photo essays and features and do international photography and multimedia assignments for editorial clients, NGO’s and other organizations committed to the fundamental power of photography to bear witness to the struggle for human rights and social justice. We seek to contribute to a growing understanding of the world by producing visual reports that stimulate positive social change, and impact views on human rights and other issues of global concern.

wasteland: new york

Kadir van Lohuizen

New York, USA has a population of around 20 million and produces 33 million…

wasteland: jakarta

Kadir van Lohuizen

Jakarta, Indonesia produces on average 8 millions tons of waste per year. Jakarta has a…

Women, Privacy, Education and Sanitation: Open Defecation Can Be Dangerous

Andrea Bruce

In much of the developing world where open defecation is the only option, women…

A Place to Go: Large format images of toilets from across the world.

Andrea Bruce

Accessing a toilet is only part of the problem in most places in the…

Haiti’s Hurdle: Natural Disasters, Open Defecation and Cholera

Andrea Bruce

In 2016, Haiti suffered yet another natural disaster. Hurricane Matthew revealed what happens when…

the uncanny – chapter 2: the necessary evil

Leonard Pongo

In a mostly Christian country, where 90% of the population attends weekly service, Protestant…

Rail Diwali

Arko Datto

Diwali, the festival of lights, is an ancient Hindu festival celebrated during autumn every…

hellbangers, botswana’s underground metal culture

Pep Bonet

Spared by civil wars and dictatorships, Botswana stands as the quiet child of a…

the uncanny – chapter 1: a certain kind of energy

Leonard Pongo

This personal documentary is an immersion in the daily life of Congo DR. This…

samoa kekea

Sanne De Wilde

In Samoan, Kekae means albino. Sanne de Wilde explores the role genetics play in peoples…

snakefire

Arko Datto

WHAT NEWS OF THE SNAKE THAT LOST ITS HEART IN THE FIREWhen it calls,…

Planet Kolyma

Yuri Kozyrev

Land of gold and land of death The 2000 km-long M56 Kolyma Highway in the…