Tag: photographs

Rose Lichter-Marck: Circling the Sea

October 2012

A photographer explores an accidental sea in the desert, and a romance—both very much in flux—and returns with this meditation on transformation, control, and the truths we can learn from geology.

Mining Fear in Idyllic Landscapes

October 2012

Seventeen years after the Yugoslav wars, large swaths of land in Bosnia are still riddled with active land mines.

Desperate Intentions

February 2012

Alone together in the metropolis

The Kaddu Wasswa Archive

September 2011 An exploration of a Ugandan man’s legacy.

Self Study

July 2011 In each image I’ve incorporated myself twice, once as the Iranian and once as the American.

Seeing Double

July 2011 Two photographers illuminate the effects of migration in a rural village and one's own body.

Japão/Japan

March 2011 A day in the life of an empty city.

To Conquer Her Land

February 2011 The few women in the Indian army are battling not only against their country’s enemies but also against poverty, patriarchy, and loneliness.

The Quest For The Man On The White Donkey

February 2011 The Messiah will arrive riding on a white donkey.

John Patrick Leary: Further Reading for “Detroitism”

January 2011
 Leary, author of this issue’s “Detroitism,” offers reading recommendations for putting together Detroit’s story, as well as the increasingly-familiar story of urban America in an era of prolonged economic crisis.

The City is a Playground

November 2010 In forgotten, rundown places, beauty can be found right around the corner.

Painted Flowers and Other Photographs

November 2010 When you face immobilizing questions of death and free will, what other possibilities are there than turning to religion?

Asylum

October 2010

The grand mental institutions of the nineteenth century long ago emptied of all inhabitants, but their skeletons still mark our psychic and physical landscape.

Fish-Work, Bering Sea

July 2010 A photographer chronicles his career as a commercial fisherman, a career he both romanticizes and loathes.

Kitintale Skateboarders

June 2010 Faced with a lack of concrete, these Ugandan skateboarders took matters into their own hands and built what was likely the first skatepark in East Africa.

Cruel Story of Youth

April 2010 Nestled in the mountains of Massachusetts is Rowe Camp, a summer utopia self-governed by teens.

Among the Sámi

April 2010 I came here to understand the primal drive of the modern hunter, writes photographer Erica Larsen, and to find a people who, when the land speaks, can interpret its language.

101 Billionaires

March 2010 At the beginning of 2008, the list of the richest Russians contained 101 billionaires; a magical number that for the time being will not be matched. These photographs document a very different Russia.

In Conversation: Lucas Blalock and Talia Chetrit

March 2010 Images of electrical cords. Mirrors. Eggs. Glass. Objects from the “Amazing Savings” thrift store down the street. All driven by the question, “What can a photograph be?”

Photographs

March 2010 Guest edited by Shane Lavalette, these photographs are driven by the question, “What can a photograph be?”

Photographs

March 2010

Guest edited by Shane Lavalette, these photographs are driven by the question, “What can a photograph be?”

Forecast For Today

December 2009 These twelve photographs reveal a sublime kind of beauty in the oddities and incongruities of the American highway.