Between 2010 & 2013 Jimmy Nelson travelled the world to document some of the most fantastic indigenous cultures left on the planet today. He had come to realize that from a life spent travelling that his camera was the perfect tool for making contact and building intimate and unique friendships.

イギリスの写真家ジミー・ネルソン(Jimmy Nelson) はこうした危惧から2009年にこのプロジェクトを発足。地球を一周し、少数民族たちと飲食を共にし、祭りに加わり、歌い、彼らが祖先から今もなお受け継ぐ生活を記録したプロジェクト「BEFORE THEY PASS AWAY (彼らが消えて行く前に)」(