Friday, July 13, 2007

Women Empowered: Photographs by Phil Borges

Women Empowered: Photographs by Phil Borges at Soulcatcher Studio. "...For over 25 years, Phil Borges has been visiting and documenting indigenous and tribal cultures around the world. His images tap deeply into the human spirit of his subjects. Through his various exhibits, books, and educational programs, he strives to promote cultural diversity. Borges is the founder of Bridges to Understanding, an online classroom program connecting children from indigenous and tribal cultures with their urban contemporaries for the purpose of exploring and preserving cultural diversity. He also teaches and lectures internationally, and is co-founder of Blue Earth Alliance, a non-profit organization that sponsors photographic projects focusing on endangered cultures and threatened environments. The recipient of numerous photography and humanitarian awards, Borges has hosted television documentaries for the Discovery Channel and National Geographic. His photographs have been exhibited widely and can be found in numerous museum collections. He lives with his family in Seattle."


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