SPOTLIGHTFacing Victims: A Photographer’s Place in Conflict and Disaster ZonesThe relationship between artist and subject is always complex—especially in warzones, battlefields and disaster-stricken areas. A photographer grapples with his relationship to the “victims” he photographs.Learn more
SPOTLIGHTFacing Victims: A Photographer’s Place in Conflict and Disaster Zones
The relationship between artist and subject is always complex—especially in warzones, battlefields and disaster-stricken areas. A photographer grapples with his relationship to the “victims” he photographs.Learn more
Proud Women of Africa
A video interview with photographer Julia Gunther, who has traversed the African continent in pursuit of inspiring stories about women—cricket players, park rangers, beauty pageant queens and more.
2017 World Press Photo Award Winners
Heroic act of photojournalism or sensationalizing an act of terror? Discover this year’s controversial winner alongside dozens of the most important news stories from the past 12 months.
The Balkan Nights
Separated from their families, crushed into insufficient transports between borders, and caught in prolonged waiting periods—this documentary series looks back at the trials of the migrant exodus through the Balkans.
Abounaddara: The Lives That Remain in Syria
The spectacle of the Syrian conflict has been unending—but how often do the Syrian people have the chance to portray themselves? A locally-based volunteer film collective produces weekly video portraits that show the lives of individuals in the...
Cutting Through the Noise: Storytelling in the Digital Age
From the New York Times, to TIME and WIRED—photo editor and photographer Patrick Witty explores the power of contemporary media and its unparalleled capacity to reach new audiences.
Cuando Estoy Aqui
This three-part narrative explores the harrowing journey—and often insurmountable challenges—faced by undocumented Mexican immigrants who risk fate to make it to the USA.
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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.
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.
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.
Selections from William Eggleston’s Masterwork, The Democratic Forest
A wide-ranging review of Eggleston’s newest collection of photographs that touches on his influence on David Lynch as well as the unique “silence” in his photographs.