Jeremy Meek is a photographer and videographer based in The Hague, Netherlands. His work covers a wide range of topics and has done work for international media outlets such as The Wall Street Journal, ELLE Magazine, WIRED Magazine, VICE Magazine, The Atlantic's CityLab, and Southeast Asia Globe Magazine.
Calloused hands, muscular legs, and brawny shoulders aren't the type of qualities associated with conventional notions of female beauty in South Korea. These physical attributes are, however, symbolic of a new generation of girls who are redefining what it means to be a female in modern times. Meet Lee Seon-mi, a senior at Gyeongbuk Physical Education High School who's currently at the forefront of women’s powerlifting in South Korea.
Gunner is a student in Black Mesa, AZ on the Navajo Nation. A one-way journey from home to school for Gunner is 119 miles and can take up to 3 hours. His situation is not unique on tribal lands as poor road conditions create extremely long commutes for many native students.
Washington, DC's dirt bikers are routinely characterized as "thugs" and "gang members" by local news outlets and residents in the city's ever expanding gentrified neighborhoods. The dirt bikers, mostly young black men from DC's southeast and southwest corridors, feel such characterizations are based in racial stereotypes and say that riding dirt bikes is a way to express their discontent at the way their communities have been ignored.