InterviewLike a Bird: The Freedom of the Circus in Muslim CountriesAfghanistan or Iran are not the first places you would expect to find active circuses—but as a young German photographer discovered, these spaces for playful performance provide a much-needed outlet for children (especially girls) living in these countries.Read More
Like a Bird: The Freedom of the Circus in Muslim Countries
Afghanistan or Iran are not the first places you would expect to find active circuses—but as a young German photographer discovered, these spaces for playful performance provide a much-needed outlet for children (especially girls) living in these countries.
Nicholas Nixon on 40 Years of Portraits, Seducing Your Subject, and a Good Death
In an exclusive conversation with LensCulture, Nixon talks about why he threw away the first photo of “The Brown Sisters,” imparts some invaluable wisdom gained from 40+ years of making...
In Search of Inspiration: Lessons from 20 Years of Arles’ Voies Off Festival
Longtime Voies Off festival director Christophe Laloi reveals what it takes to pursue your passion, without compromise, while defining your own terms of success. A heartfelt interview, packed with...
Advice for Portrait Photographers: Learning from Nadav Kander
A relentless drive combined with a thoughtfully cultivated humanness—according to the sought-after photographer Nadav Kander, that is what it takes to make your mark in our age of visual glut.
A LACMA Curator on Balancing Sophistication and Accessibility in Photography
How have painting and photography intersected throughout history? A curator at the largest art museum in the western United States shares a few examples (and picks her favorite portrait...
The International Language of Photography
Sit down with the photo editor of the beloved Italian magazine Internazionale and learn what it takes to launch a print publication—and keep it running for 25 years and counting.
How to Approach a Gallery: Advice from the Director of Von Lintel
Edward Burtynsky, Klea McKenna, and Joni Sternbach are a few of the artists represented by Von Lintel—here, the director offers her insights on the delicate process of approaching a gallery.