Konvertieren: Converting to Islam in Germany
A timely and important reflection on the visual representation of Islam in the Western media—and how easily a biased standpoint can be established.
Every night temo ser la dinner: FOAM Talent Spotlight
“I’m trying to put the chapters in order—to piece together the puzzle of my life which I can never seem to figure out…” Experience one woman’s intense nocturnal encounters with 11 men across the Madrid cityscape in this idiosyncratic,...
Alive Again, in Death
Striking portraits of petrified animals in the landscapes they once inhabited draw our attention to crucial issues of conservation in Africa and around the globe.
Soon to Be Gone: Lithuania’s Fading Countryside
Inspired by the efforts of Depression-era photographers like Walker Evans and Dorothea Lange, a Lithuanian photographer sets out to record a similarly watershed moment in the history of his homeland.
Facing Victims: A Photographer’s Place in Conflict and Disaster Zones
The relationship between artist and subject is always complex—especially in warzones, battlefields and disaster-stricken areas. A photographer grapples with his relationship to the “victims” he photographs.
We should all be aware that photography doesn’t always tell the truth—these pictures confront us with this stark reality by repurposing a remarkable recovered archive from Bogotá, Colombia.
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Irish-born Tom Wood photographed the working-class people of Liverpool for almost three decades — at once affectionate and grimly realistic. Review by Sean Sheehan.
The Prostitutes and the Priest
Faced with no other option, young women in Namibia turn to sex work in order to survive. In this short film, they talk about their tireless advocate: a German priest who broke ranks with his institution to do what he felt was right.
Tourists vs. Refugees
In an oddly jarring sequence of photos from the Greek island of Kos, we are confronted with well-off European tourists taking selfies, while all around them refugees camp in make-shift shelters.
Mixing historical and contemporary photographic practices, these multi-layered images push beyond the edge of artistic control and emerge as complex and unconstrained.
In My Backyard: Iceland
Set against the grand, wild majesty of the eastern Icelandic landscape, these searching self-portraits are one woman’s attempts to connect with herself and forge a basic understanding with her environment.
Selections from William Eggleston’s Masterwork, The Democratic Forest
A wide-ranging review of Eggleston’s newest collection of photographs that touches on his influence on David Lynch as well as the unique “silence” in his photographs.