How many statues of celebrated women do you see in Europe? It’s a question we posed ourselves and except for those of saints, Joan of Arc and the many representations of Mary Magdalene, we could think up barely a handful.
Two nuns, two churches, with two different paths into the future. Matt Cowan gets a rare view into the often hidden world of the Catholic Church. Photos by Vu Ha Kim Vy and Mike Palumbo
Revellers and partygoers have little idea of the work that goes into putting on a festival. Jesse Meadows goes behind the scenes of this month’s Quest
From a small village populated with adobe houses to one of the wealthiest areas in Hanoi, all in 25 years. Jesse Meadows tracks the rise of Tay Ho
Specialising in all things past, the future of Saigon’s self-styled Antiques Street looks bleak. Words by Matt Cowan. Photos by Bao Zoan
Arriving in Hanoi at the age of 19, photographer Christophe Barthe found a city to grow up in. Through his photos he recounts his history with the capital of Vietnam
Once a symbol of French intentions towards Vietnam, during the war Hanoi’s principal temple of Catholic worship became a safe haven for those escaping American bombing. Words by Bennett Murray. Photos by Theo Lowenstein