The Northern Norwegian fishing and whaling communities are being challenged by the young people leaving these small islands for a different life. The traditions and cultures are being lost as the youth migrate to the mainland and never return.
— Marcus Bleasdale
Toshio Shibata's work blends landscape painting with documentary realism, allowing it to move beyond mere description to something greater. Shibata's photographs show the extent of our creative (and destructive) powers, allowing us to draw our own conclusions about the impact humanity has had on the world.
Famed writer James Joyce has been inspiring other artists for decades.traveled around Dublin Bay, photographing scenes and sequences that echo the words of Joyce's Ulysses. Photography is a likely medium to illustrate wordplay like this reflection by Stephen Dedalus: "A very short space of time through very short times of space."
For a place that is so often seen through images of devastation and disaster, this series offers an intimate, inside view of Congo: private moments marked by great sadness but also signs of joy and dreams.