Havets nomader seiler inn i uvissheten

Posted by on Jul 24, 2013 in In the Media | No Comments
Havets nomader seiler inn i uvissheten

Legenden om Laboon, den store bølgen som spiser folk, har blitt fortalt av Moken-folket i århundrer. Kanskje var det derfor de så havets advarsler om at noe fryktelig skulle skje 2. juledag i 2004. Før tsunamien traff øyene der de bor, løp de oppover mot høydene. Det sies at ikke et eneste moken-liv gikk tapt, […]

The Moken: Gypsies of the Sea

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The Moken: Gypsies of the Sea

They roam the sea most of their lives, living in handcrafted boats and diving for food into depths of 75 feet without scuba gear or masks. They’re so familiar with the seas they’ve lived on for hundreds of years, that researchers found that their children have underwater vision twice as sharp as their European counterparts, […]

In pictures: The Moken

Posted by on Jul 18, 2013 in In the Media | No Comments
In pictures: The Moken

Project Moken was founded by a team of film-makers and designers to raise awareness of the Moken sea nomads and their way of life. Norwegian photographer Sofie Olsen joined the team on the Surin Islands between Burma and Thailand. The Moken are hunter gatherers with an exceptional knowledge of the ocean and marine life. Their […]

Photos Look at the Lives of Sea Nomads Living off the Coast of Burma and Thailand

Posted by on Jul 8, 2013 in In the Media | No Comments
Photos Look at the Lives of Sea Nomads Living off the Coast of Burma and Thailand

Oslo-based photographer Sofie Olsen has been working in cooperation with an initiative called Project Moken, a multimedia platform in the works of making a documentary film about the lives of indigenous sea nomads living off the coastline of Burma and Thailand. http://www.featureshoot.com/2013/07/photos-look-at-the-lives-of-sea-nomads-living-off-the-coast-of-burma-and-thailand/