Dawn: Fire in the Mind

Dawn: Fire in the Mind

Fire in the Mind Alistair Robinson writes about the photographs of John Peter Askew UK Introduction: artworks between thing and event  Imagine, for a moment, a Cézanne who, rather than attempting to picture the structure of Mont Saint-Victoire and of every part of the...
Dawn: The Information Front: In Conversation with Donald Weber

Dawn: The Information Front: In Conversation with Donald Weber

The Information Front: In Conversation with Donald Weber Matthew Webb UK The Information Front is a new publication that highlights the work of Ukrainian photographers currently active covering the war. Here we speak with one of the organisers — Donald Weber. Matthew...
War & Peace: Photo Essay: The War is Still Alive

War & Peace: Photo Essay: The War is Still Alive

Photo Essay: The War is Still Alive Fatemeh Behboudi Iran Three decades have passed since the end of the Iran-Iraq war, but many mothers are still waiting for the return of the remains of lost sons who perished during the war. Many veterans who managed to survive...
War & Peace: Photo Essay: Brave Hearts

War & Peace: Photo Essay: Brave Hearts

Photo Essay: Brave Hearts Amira Al-Sharif Yemen As a Yemeni woman, I’m fascinated by the beautiful spirit of my fellow countrywomen. For eleven years I have travelled throughout Yemen and photographed Yemeni women going through an unprecedented and fundamental social,...
War & Peace: An Interview With Yan Wang Preston

War & Peace: An Interview With Yan Wang Preston

Yan Wang Preston: Interview and Images Matthew Webb England The Yangtze River begins in Tibet and runs the length of China, dissecting the nation into North and South. At 6380 km long, it is the longest river in Asia and the third longest in the world. Its route has...
Lost: Going the Way of the Qivittoq

Lost: Going the Way of the Qivittoq

Going the Way of the Qivittoq Lola Akimade Åkerström Sweden I sat alone in a cosy cabin perched atop a small hill on the banks of Nuuk fjord. Locals called it Ghost City because the sprawling view of the bay is obstructed from the other side of my hill. You’d never...
Lost: In Conversation with Max Sher

Lost: In Conversation with Max Sher

In Conversation with Max Sher Matthew Webb USA I first met Max Sher at the Calvert 22 Gallery in London. He had been invited to share images from his long-term ongoing photography project, Russian Palimpsests, which he started in 2010 and continues today. The work...
Seen: On Filmmaking and Travel

Seen: On Filmmaking and Travel

On Filmmaking and Travel Dilman Dila Uganda I don’t remember when I developed the urge to travel. Did it start when I took my first film job in 2008, which saw me visiting several districts in northern and north-eastern Uganda? Or, did it germinate when I was still a...
Open: Photo Essay – The Meek Family Ed-venture

Open: Photo Essay – The Meek Family Ed-venture

The Meek Family Ed-venture Waheed Khan England   Tim and Kerry Meek were both full-time teachers in Nottingham, England but felt that their jobs were too life-consuming and they needed to redress their work-life balance. They wanted to dedicate more time to their...
Treasures: The Colour of Guanabara Bay

Treasures: The Colour of Guanabara Bay

Slideshow: The Colours of Guanabara Bay Elsa Sereia Leydier Brazil To view the next image in the gallery, please hover over the image and then click on the arrows. The starting point of my photo series was the image of Rio de Janeiro and one of its most iconic vistas:...
Weekend Reading: Trekking

Weekend Reading: Trekking

Trekking in the Pamir and Zarafshan Mountains Alovaddin Kalonov Tajikistan They say that to be from Tajikistan is to know Tajikistan. But while I thought I knew my country well, it was not until I trekked into the two regions of the Pamir and Zarafshan Mountains that...
Weekend Reading: I am a place

Weekend Reading: I am a place

Photo Essay: I am a place Henry Lee Canada [ess_grid alias="SM - 1"] Careful observation can bridge the gap between seeing something virtually and witnessing the same thing in person. Although I’m no different to any other inquisitive person who travels with a need...
Firsts: Intimacy

Firsts: Intimacy

Slide show: Intimacy Lola Akinmade Åkerström Sweden I first noticed this whenever I talk to someone who is taller than me or is physically standing or sitting in a position where they have to look downwards towards me. Their peripheral vision lies above my head, so...
Firsts: Pearl of Iran

Firsts: Pearl of Iran

Pearl of Iran Farshid Tighehsez Iran [simpleresponsiveslider] When I was 10, my father was hospitalised due to kidney disease in a hospital in Urmia. At home, in Tabriz city, my mother, my five year old sister and I were waiting for news of father’s recovery. After a...