Illuminating North Korea

“Faced with mystery, we project ourselves onto it — stretching our misapprehensions to fill the glaring gaps on the screen. for decades, North Korea has been the least illuminated of mysteries, the rare insights often stranded without context.”

With the recent news that North Korea are claiming to have cured Aids, Cancer and Ebola this article from photographer David Guttenfelder seems all the more appropriate. He was given the rare opportunity to travel around North Korea documenting this unknown country and it does not fail to deliver everything you’d imagine.

Read the full article here.