Jonas Bendiksen, 1977, is a Norwegian photographer living in New York. He is a photojournalist, but he is more than that. Represented by Magnum he travels around the globe extensively to the most remote places one could find. In 2008 his book The Places we Live was released. A three year project on poverty all over the world. Two years earlier his book Satellites was presented. He worked seven years in various remote places of the former Soviet Union. The following images come from the series The Places we Live and Satellites.