You know those forgotten spaces, warm feels and wacky foibles that you discover about a place only after you build a close relationship with it? Now imagine if we say you can experience that time-travelling magic vicariously? Welcome to Postcards Home, a monthly column highlighting a photo series that looks at a city, town or country through the lens of an interesting community, an unheard of practice or a hidden hangout. There’s no famous monument or must-see spot here, just that comforting, wholesome high of feeling at home in a place. Get cosy.
These intimate portraits capture Lisbon’s thriving youth culture
Photographer Emerick Mukenge finds the beauty of Portugal through young people who live there
These photos highlight the life and community that make up “non places” between big cities
Photographer Vicente Manssur’s series “Media Distancia” is an ode to forgotten towns
Striking photos capturing the Cambodian American community outside war
Kannetha Brown talks us through her series, ‘Two Oceans: Asian Americans in Providence’ and the importance of reframing cultural narratives