Hi! My name is Alexander Khimushin. Eight years ago I packed my backpack to travel the world and I have been globe-trotting ever since.


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While travelling the world, I realised that people are the most amazing part of it. Especially in those remote places, where culture and traditions are still alive. There are hundreds of unique ethnic minorities in the world. However, due to globalisation, wars, racism and religious discrimination, many of these people are living on the edge. They are losing identity, language, traditions and, in some cases, facing total extinction.

Watching it all happening before my eyes I came up with an idea of the project The World In Faces. I wanted to show diversity of the world we are all living in by taking portraits of its incredible people. If we all realise how unique and amazing we, the people, are, we will care more about each other, be more tolerant to people of another ethnicity, religion and culture.

I have taken hundreds of portraits for this project within the last two years and plan to continue. My dream is to take portraits of people of all ethnic groups of the world.

More info: theworldinfaces.com | Facebook | Instagram

#1 Ixil Maya Girl

Ixil Maya Girl

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John Jordan 4 months ago

You got me with this one!

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#2 Samoan Boy

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#3 Daasanach Tribe Woman

Daasanach Tribe Woman

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inadcon 4 months ago

Lovely

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#4 Wakhi Woman

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#5 Bodi Tribe Man

Bodi Tribe Man

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Joëlle JPa 4 months ago

love the blanket wrap!

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#6 Shughnan Girl

Shughnan Girl

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callierose2013 4 months ago

I like the yarn braided into her hair.

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#7 Tsemay Tribe Girl

Tsemay Tribe Girl

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Eloines 4 months ago

His ears are going out shopping

#8 Japanese Girl

Japanese Girl

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#9 Mauritanian Girl

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#10 Karo Tribe Woman

Karo Tribe Woman

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karenza 4 months ago

strong old woman. love her l

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#11 Mursi Tribe Girl

Mursi Tribe Girl

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Megan Flanagan 4 months ago

For the same reason we put braces on teeth,beauty.

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#12 Hamar Tribe Woman

Hamar Tribe Woman

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Joëlle JPa 4 months ago

amazing!

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#13 Nyangatom Tribe Woman

Nyangatom Tribe Woman

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Ulrika Tück de Mantel 4 months ago

wow! blue eyes!

#14 Sahrawi Man

Sahrawi Man

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karenza 4 months ago

handsome.

#15 Djibouti Girl

Djibouti Girl

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