SPOTLIGHTHumanIn this study of sharp contrasts and sculptural abstractions, the story of the banal brick becomes a reflection on the history of human civilization.Read More
In this study of sharp contrasts and sculptural abstractions, the story of the banal brick becomes a reflection on the history of human civilization.
Take me to my home
Enter the world of the Hotel City Plaza, a refugee squat in Athens housing a community of hundreds of individuals as they await their turn to leave the country and start anew.
The Editorial Portrait
A striking portrait is composed of many ingredients. Director of Photography at M magazine, Lucy Conticello, reflects on the role of the photo editor and shares her words of wisdom on creating the...
The Stateless, Placeless Desert
Shot in placeless, deserted landscapes, these images examine the timeless relationship between body and home in contemporary Iranian society as well as for the swelling number of refugees around the world.
Charlie Surfs on Lotus Flowers
Occupying a limbo between freedom and control, Simone Sapienza’s portrait of Vietnam explores the collision of communism and capitalism in its post-war landscape.
Shifting the Photobook Landscape
Why are photobooks important? Charcoal Book Club founder Jesse Lenz maps the insights he’s collected throughout his expansive career in photography and publishing.
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Call Me Heena: Hijra, The Third Gender
“I feel like a mermaid. My body tells me that I am a man but my soul tells me that I am a woman…” A penetrating, multi-year report on a unique group of people—who fall outside of Western notions of gender—trying to carve out a...
Pixy Liao started using her boyfriend as a “prop” in her photos, but that evolved into an ongoing 12-year project documenting their unconventional relationship, resulting in some eye-opening images.
Lithium: The Driving Force of the 21st Century
Follow the modern day gold rush of Lithium. A game-changer in the electric transport industry, this in-demand element may play a huge role in saving our planet, but not without its own grave consequences.
Where There Is No Room For Fiction
Take a look at the dystopian underbelly of Guangzhou, where big city development leaves modern ruins in its wake.