Behind the Obstacles

Vladimir Tereshkov’s photos of Hip-Hop Culture in Iran It may be hard to imagine there is a hip-hop culture in Iran, considering the tense political situation in the Middle East and the region’s relations with the United States. The movement appeared in the 1990s, when hip-hop artists mainly focused on socio-political topics. This led to a quick reaction from the government: some rappers had to … Continue reading Behind the Obstacles

Suicide Machine by Dan Wood – New Printing Available

Suicide Machine : Second Edition & Special Edition This new printing is a revised second edition of the original book – a larger format with a new edit and sequence, including previously unpublished images. To read more about Dan’s book and project, see my interview with Dan Wood when we first talked about his first edition release of Suicide Machine : Living in a Town with … Continue reading Suicide Machine by Dan Wood – New Printing Available

Seeing Deeply – A Retrospective by Dawoud Bey

Dawoud Bey: Seeing Deeply offers a forty-year retrospective of the celebrated photographer’s work, from his early street photography in Harlem to his current images of Harlem gentrification. Photographs from all of Bey’s major projects are presented in chronological sequence, allowing viewers to see how the collective body of portraits and recent landscapes create an unparalleled historical representation of various communities in the United States. Prodigious is … Continue reading Seeing Deeply – A Retrospective by Dawoud Bey

Out of the Ordinary, Vol. 2: A Journey Through Everyday Scotland

A Personal Portrait of Everyday Scotland The second volume of Out of the Ordinary by Iain Sarjeant is a continuation of the project he has been working on for a number of years. The project, and two books thus far, has developed from the approach of Sarjeant’s spontaneous wandering, exploring, discovering, and observing. “The series explores the kind of places that most of us walk … Continue reading Out of the Ordinary, Vol. 2: A Journey Through Everyday Scotland

After the Firebird by Ekaterina Vasilyeva

Magical images from the hidden world The photo book After the Firebird is now available. The photo project by the same name is the result of a 7-year project in Pskov region (Russia) by award winning photographer Ekaterina Vasilyeva. After the Firebird talks about the mystery and magic of the hidden world and the amazing discoveries that can occur in front of everybody. You need only to look … Continue reading After the Firebird by Ekaterina Vasilyeva

Henri Cartier-Bresson – Greenfield, Indiana, 1960

Henri Cartier-Bresson French, 1908-2004 Gelatin silver print 10 7/16 x 15 3/8 in. (26.5 x 39.1 cm) The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of the photographer, Obj: 204759 ©2010 Henri Cartier-Bresson / Magnum Photos, courtesy Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson, Paris August 22nd is the 109th anniversary of Henri Cartier-Bresson’s birth. To mark the anniversary in a personal way, I found an image by HCB … Continue reading Henri Cartier-Bresson – Greenfield, Indiana, 1960

Small Town Inertia photo book project – J A Mortram

Surviving life and austerity on the margins Jim Mortram is a photographer from Dereham, Norfolk, UK. He has been photographing members of his community who are on the fringes of society.  For the last seven years, Jim has been photographing the lives of people in his community who, through physical and mental problems and a failing social security system, face isolation and loneliness in their … Continue reading Small Town Inertia photo book project – J A Mortram