My environmental portraits of young individuals dressed in school uniforms seek to create a complex body of work and provoke questions concerning identity, education, and class system. Each image exists as a single portrait within a series, a community of photographs. The subjects, dressed in traditional uniform attire, gaze in acknowledgment of the audience. Each young student stands within his or her domestic space, yet, there exists an awkwardness in the way each presents himself or herself.
— Sarah-Marie Land
Private sentry boxes, guaritas, dot city street corners across Brazil. A look into the night sentries' lives and how this local phenomenon reflects a universally felt sense of urban isolation.
Taking to heart the notion that a skilled photographer can find all the material they need right in their own backyard, this series was built up over three decades, in a small town in Massachusetts.
A photojournalism festival in France is highlighting great work while trying to figure out a new business model for a struggling field.