From Island to Island: Self-Reflection on a River in France
The islands in France’s Gironde estuary sometimes appear and disappear, emerging and disappearing with the floods, providing the backdrop for a series that questions our relationship to the earth and time.
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.
Disorienting images that play with the (artificial) boundary we create between what is “human” and what is a part of the “natural” world.
Deconstructing the Self in America’s Southwest
A photographer entering mid-life and leaving behind a career as a psychotherapist produces two series that visually express a desire to find something more meaningful in her experience of the world.
The Restoration Will
After the 2011 tsunami in Japan, a home and family photo studio was destroyed. In response, the daughter (and a photographer herself) picks up the pieces and offers a moving tribute to her lost parents.
Hodophylax: The Guardian of the Path
It is said that wolves went extinct in Japan in 1905, after being venerated for centuries as spiritual protectors. Yet today, people report sightings and hear the sound of their howls in the mountains…
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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...
Deprived of Adolescence
Each year, across rural Georgia, thousands of young women drop out of school in order to be married. The bride’s consent is not required. This report sheds some light on this little-known human rights violation.
Children of the Deer: Life and Legend in “Spanish Siberia”
Just two hours from Madrid lies one of the least populated regions in Europe. Wander amidst the dense forests and you might encounter the ancient Celtic gods that once presided over this land…
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…”
Me and Me
The relationship between two artists is captured through a set of artful, handmade photobooks that document how a pair of intertwined individuals cultivate a shared, creative life.