SPOTLIGHTParis Photo 2016: Editors’ PreviewCelebrating its 20th edition, Paris Photo attracts photography lovers from all over the world, who will gather at the Grand Palais to discover what has been making waves in the photo world over the past year. Discover our editors’ favorites from what will be on show.
SPOTLIGHTParis Photo 2016: Editors’ Preview
Celebrating its 20th edition, Paris Photo attracts photography lovers from all over the world, who will gather at the Grand Palais to discover what has been making waves in the photo world over the past year. Discover our editors’ favorites from what will be on show.Read Article
Looking At You: Breda International Photo Festival 2016
The 7th edition of this festival presents the work of over 70 photographers on the theme of “YOU.” The result? A diverse and inspiring showcase of creativity surrounding the fragile—yet courageous—self-sustaining individual.
The Power of Collections: Learning From San Francisco’s Pier 24
Precious insights from Chris McCall, the director of one of America’s preeminent photographic institutions—a unique, contemplative space unlike any other.
Belief, On the Move
An impressive, thought-provoking group show explores the idea of how “belief” (both secular and religious) continues to change and transform in contemporary cultures around the world.
Preview: Unseen Photo Fair and Festival 2016
With offerings ranging from curation by the Dutch legend Anton Corbijn to emerging Japanese photography and African portraiture, this year’s Unseen Photo Fair & Festival promises to be as diverse and eclectic as ever.
Made You Look: Dandyism and Black Masculinity
An exhibition at The Photographers’ Gallery in London highlights dandyism “as radical personal politics, a willed flamboyance that flies in the face of conventional constructions of the black masculine.”
PhotoFairs | Shanghai 2016: Director’s Highlights
For its third edition, this cutting-edge photo fair makes available some of the most exciting work being made in Asia today. Here, we preview some of our favorite works and include a selection from the fair’s artistic director.
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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.
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?
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.
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?”
Addictions, Photographic and Otherwise
Two brothers—one addicted to photography, the other to harder and harder drugs. But the latter loved being photographed, making the image the medium of exchange for this pair of kindred souls.
Pushing the boundaries of the medium, this artist hacked into state-controlled surveillance systems and gleaned classical landscape images that question the changing relationship we have with place.