Plumigeri: The Still Beauty and Deadly Contradictions of Taxidermy
A beautiful attempt to convey the personality and dignity exuded by stuffed bird specimens—while also wrestling with the twisted contradictions inherent in this bygone art-form.
Lives Behind the Waste
Countless stories hide behind an object which has been thrown away: the untold number of people who used it, the fathomless beautiful (and ugly! ) moments that involved its presence. Every piece of trash holds the potential for a treasure of a...
Bicycles, cars, trains—daily objects in our urban lives—photographed from an unusual perspective that reveals a whole different (under)side than we usually get to see.
Various Perspectives of My Room
“Our mode of being in this world, that is our ability to insert ourselves into the present and to make the meaning of our time memorable and affirmative … is neither closed nor predetermined…”
In the aftermath of a serious car accident, a personal meditation on corporeality and pain: everyone can find their own punctures here—exhausting dreams, fears, obsessions.
Sakura: The Humble Leaf
Usually when we imagine a cherry tree, we think only of its widely adored flowers. But we should be reminded of the entire plant system and in particular, the hardy leaf, whose rugged charm remains long after the celebrated flowers have...
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Boys & Men: Portraits of London’s Male Escorts
The sex industry is one of the world’s oldest, yet continues to be kept largely out of society’s view—these portraits, focusing on male escorts, offer a sensitive look at a group of deeply overlooked individuals.
The Price of Vanity
1st place, Documentary, LensCulture Earth Awards: A worldwide obsession with high fashion sustains an entire industry built on animal sacrifice. The beautiful end-product is remorseless—it obscures the violent killing of countless animals,...
Celebrating International Women’s Day — 21 Great Female Photographers
LensCulture highlights 35 female photographers who inspire us with their remarkable dedication, creativity and vision. Cheers!
Love We Leave Behind
A reflection on the ephemeral nature of our passions and sorrows—do the emotions we experience mark or alter the spaces we occupy?
Weekend Warriors and Beyond
A wide-ranging discussion about the idea of the “invisible” photographer: “Sometimes you have to choose: is this situation aesthetically more interesting to me? Or it is a situation I want to experience?”
While so much media today concentrates on the beauty and sexuality of youth, this series reveals moments from the still intimate lives of older individuals.