George town festival highlights: Before they pass away by photo journalist Jimmy Nelson. 

Great post from Penang Local showcasing the photography of Jimmy Nelson of indigenous tribes and their cultures. A must-see! 👍

Penang Local

Before they pass away by Jimmy Nelson for George town festival

Before they pass away. An amazing and captivating exhibition by photo journalist Jimmy Nelson.

He has taken stylised portraits of indigenous tribes around the world to raise awareness of their cultures.

Venue: Bangunan UAB. 21-35 Gat lebuh China, Penang.

Opening hours: 11am – 6pm

Until: 27 August 2017

Before they pass away by Jimmy Nelson

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Jimmy Nelson (UK, 1967) started working as a photographer in 1987. Having spent 10 years at a Jesuit boarding school in the North of England, he set off on his own to traverse the length of Tibet on foot (1985). The journey lasted a year and upon his return his unique visual diary, featuring revealing images of a previously inaccessible Tibet, was published to wide international acclaim.

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