Iran, année 38: Photography Since the Revolution
A striking and comprehensive exhibition—premiering at Les Rencontres d’Arles—recognizes the efforts of 62 Iranian photographers, artists, and filmmakers who have bravely portrayed their country’s many changes since its historic 1979 revolution.
One of Latin America’s most respected photographers speaks with LensCulture about his personal history and its effect on his work—as well as making images that “come alive inside the viewer’s being.”
Silence in Synesthesia
A technique based in coincidence and chance—rewinding film after it is exposed and overlapping the images—stands in for our experience of reality, balanced between the world we perceive and the world(s) we overlook.
Previously on Hans Lucas #16: Astonishment
“The photographic image reminds us that the world is going down—and that probably helps us live better among the shadows, ruins and ghosts…”
Best of June: Deadlines for Competitions, Workshops, Grants and More
Our editors have put together a curated list of worthwhile (and imminent) opportunities for photographers—have a look and best of luck!
Sun, Earth, Energy, Life: Coal
Coal is a complex substance—but at its core, it is a product of the natural world. This series of microcosmic abstractions pays homage to its remarkable composition.
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The North Fork
This intimate series is the result of the photographer’s decades-long fascination with a remote valley, its idiosyncratic inhabitants and a long, personal history of family strife.
Announcing the Winners & Finalists—LensCulture Portrait Awards 2017!
Portraits are unique in their power to captivate our gaze and show us something new and unexpected about each other and the world we live in—discover the 44 international photographers who were selected for this year’s award, an inspiring showcase...
Life in the City: Michael Wolf’s Major Retrospective at Les Rencontres d’Arles 2017
The phrase “street photography” comes loaded with expectations—which is what makes Michael Wolf’s always-original bodies of work an important reminder of why the world’s streets continue to captivate our attention.
A newly published interview with the young, talented photographer behind this award-winning work about the Soviet (or human) impulse towards utopia and technologically achieved perfection—dreams of progress that came to a crashing, frozen halt.
Nobody Important, No One Else
Growing up, moving on, and grappling with change—“When I meet my old friends, I suddenly see very clearly the changes that happened inside of us, the transformations, the quiet and subtle movements of the tectonic plates within ourselves…”
A Shaded Path
How does a fledgling country form a national identity while the pressures of globalization increase everywhere? Kyrgyzstan’s youth chase modernity in a landscape marked by its Soviet past.