2010 Photo Contest, Arts and Entertainment, 1st prize

Kitra Cahana

Colors magazine

26 June, 2009

Amber (18) soaks up music and mud during a personal spiritual fast. The Rainbow Gathering is an annual festival that takes place around the Fourth of July holiday weekend in a different American national park each year. Part of the point is to celebrate inclusiveness and pray for world peace. The festival attracts hundreds of teenage runaways and travelers who are nicknamed 'The Dirty Kids'.

About the photographer

Kitra Cahana

Kitra Cahana (24) is a Canadian documentary photographer who had an early start in her career when, aged 17, one of her photographs of the Israeli disengagement from Gaza landed ...

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