In 2010, photographer Joey L. ventured into Brooklyn to photograph the seasonal trick-or-treaters in their seasonal environment. By using black and white imagery, Joey adds a mysteriousness to each subject that he photographs in his series “Halloween in Brooklyn.”
Sanne de Wilde puts metaphors into use in her beautiful series titled Snow White. Wilde relates photographic material to people with albinism, noting that both are light sensitive. Light leaves an irreversible imprint on their body.
With Roger Ballen on the cover of the magazine this month, we thought we would take a look back at one our favorite collaborations: Asger Carlsen and Roger Ballen. We are big fans of Asger Carlsen who we interviewed in the January 2013 issue of the magazine. The idea of the two working together seemed like such a natural fit that we were not even surprised to see it. But that doesn't mean we were any less excited to see it!
Ryan Koopmans is a Dutch & Canadian photographer fascinated by the interaction of nature with man made elements. His series Paradise Now takes a look at the construction of urban utopias and how they raise questions of what is natural in the context of these new cities.
In his photographic series “Commitment”, Scotland-based photographer Craig Buchan visually chronicles the daily life of a modern day nun. Focusing specifically on the sisters of the Poor Clare Monastery, Buchan shows how although these nun live their lives void of material possessions, there are certain possessions that they are obliged to use.
“Minutes to Midnight is an apocalyptic book, but they are real documents, they’re real events, real moments in time that have happened,” explains Magnum photographer Trent Parke. Shot over the course of two years and covering over 90,000 km, Minutes to Midnight is a seductively dark, black and white, enigmatic narrative of Parke’s homeland of Australia.
The famous Swiss photographer René Burri left us today, at the age of 81 after a long illness. He leaves behind an important body of work on recent history, which has been published in countless newspapers, journals, magazines, exhibitions and books all over the world. Among his most famous photos are portraits of Che Guevara, Pablo Picasso and Le Corbusier, a breathtaking view into the streets of Sao Paolo and his stories of Cuba and Vietnam.