Post-Tsunami Photos of Loss and Mourning
Using long time exposures, painting with light, and appropriating the faded and cracked colors of old water-damaged snapshots, a new series of photographs conveys complex feelings of loss in profound new ways.
Exhibition Spotlight: The Sun Room
Editors’ Exhibition Pick: Saturated colors, optical aberrations, and visual noise are tools for reinterpreting landscapes in this intimate, inventive exhibition showing in New York City.
The Unseen: Seeing the World Anew, in Infrared
This lovely photobook is filled with discovery, taking us on an eye-opening journey from England’s most haunted village to the flooded fields of Assam, passing by dazzling blue glaciers and a crimson-drenched apiary—all through the inverted...
War Memoranda: Chlorophyll Leaf Prints
Using a unique chlorophyll printing process, these appropriated civil war portraits offer a lyrical reflection on the grave costs of war.
Memories of Past, Insights Towards the Future
Mixing nostalgia and beauty with a dash of uneasiness—and cross-fertilizing photographic techniques from the analog to the digital—these dreamy landscapes are one man’s expression of his way...
Shot: Contemporary Tintypes Comment on American Gun Culture
Utilizing darkroom techniques that date back to the Civil War, these tintype portraits offer an unusual, fresh perspective on the overheated debate surrounding gun control.
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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.
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.
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.
Exploring Bygone Soviet Grandeur—and Turbulent Regional Identity—in Abkhazia
Once known as a prime holiday destination for the Russian elite, Abkhazia is now filled with frozen, in-between spaces that convey the tension within its past, present and future.