Previously On Hans Lucas #14: Writing Stories in Images
“The images, when confronted with one another, all seem to be multiplied, resonant, vibrant, immense…they take us far, far away, and present invisible answers to our infinite questions.”
Slovenia’s Plateau Pasture Shepherds
High above sea level on Slovenia’s Velika Planina plateau, a shepherd community that has existed for 500 years is under pressure to change their ways.
“‘Place’ is something we carry with us—a summation of our inner memories mapped onto the present landscape as we traverse it.” Past and present blur together in this inventive, award-winning photographic collaboration.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
Exploring Bygone Soviet Grandeur—and Turbulent Regional Identity—in Abkhazia
Once known as a prime holiday destination for the Russian elite, Abkhazia is now filled with frozen, in-between spaces that convey the tension within its past, present and future.