The border between Afghanistan and Pakistan is a lawless no-man's-land where violence and suffering rage, and no one has it harder than the region's 21 million Pashtun women. Their mode of rebellion? Short-verse poems called landays.

Now’s your best chance to hold nothing back

Caught in an avalanche. Mastless in the Indian Ocean. Come back alive from your worst nightmare.

But beneath his foul language and outrageous antics, the Czech photographer is the greatest living observer of human suffering and spirit.