the future in postapocalyptic fiction is usually a combination of elegantly dirty monochrome and soft vintage relics. The reality will be an ugly chaos of discarded plastic and rotting waste. rubbish_inside_kowloon_w_c
For the last month, photographer Narciso Contreras has been showing the destruction in Aleppo, Syria. Here, people walk past damaged homes during heavy fighting between Free Syrian Army fighters and government forces
Close up of Brazilian hillside Favelas ~ a common sight throughout Brazil's major cities. Home to millions of urban poor and rural migrants who leave the countryside seeking jobs. Many of the slums are plagued by violence linked to drug trafficking.