Essay about orphan boys and mentally retarded teenagers at a boarding school for disabled children who try to make their independent living.
“These men tango with beasts. They dance with the devil. They ride. Traveling from one small town rodeo to the next across wide open spaces, bull riders live a life of legend and little. They put their bodies and heartbeats on the line. They are born with a Thirst for Grit.” “Thirst for Grit” is [...]
Rodrigo Cruz – The Promised Land Every year, thousands of Central Americans from Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras illegally enter Mexico via the southern border with the goal of reaching the United States in search of a better life. The journey is long and full of dangers, traveling for days as they cross the country [...]
BURN Magazine is featuring a project by Spanish photojournalist Sebastian Liste about an abandoned chocolate factory in Salvador de Bahia, Brazil, where sixty families live in poverty. Previously these families lived in the dangerous streets of the city until they decided to come together and occupy the factory. You can see the essay on BURN Magazine. [...]
FROM BURN MAGAZINE: “The pageants of Colombia are a petri dish for examining the nature of beauty and how we cope with adversity. Set against a backdrop of poverty, crime, and the hemisphere’s longest running civil war, nowhere are the contests more ubiquitous and revered than in Colombia. In these carefully scripted shows of fantasy, [...]
“In the middle of the bustling Philippine city of Manila, home to almost 11 million people, lies the North Cemetery. Founded in 1904, it is the final resting place for several Filipino Presidents, celebrities, and hundreds of thousands of the city’s Catholic dead. However, since the 1960’s a new, living population has grown. In this [...]
The latest exceptional offering from David Alan Harvey’s BURN Magazine. Julia Komissaroff – Kitab al-Balad “I call it “Kitab al-Balad” – the Book of the City. 11 years I’ve been circling in the narrow streets of Jerusalem’s Old City. This is a transformation of the City and me, the story how we became the one. [...]
©Sean Gallagher – www.gallager-photo.com David Alan Harvey’s website hosts a video showcasing the work of the winner as well as the finalists of the first grant from Harvey’s Fund for Emerging Photographers. The video premiered at the 2008 Look3 Festival of the Photograph in Charlottesville, Va. Sean Gallagher was named the First Recipient Of David [...]
Burn Magazine is featuring and essay in progress by Angelo Guarracino called Quizas Mañana or Maybe Tomorrow. “The project aims to reflect upon the perception man has of his own future in relation to his life on Earth, but mostly in relation to the idea of a possible life after death.” View the essay on [...]
Carlan Tapp spent eight days photographing the December 2008 “spill” of fly ash in Kingston, TN. at the TVA (Tennessee Valley Authority) coal burning electric generating plant. See his multimedia presentation at Burn Magazine.
“I’d like to introduce you to my parents Brigitte and Bernard; ordinary people, except to me. “On advice of Magnum Photos photographer David Alan Harvey, I started to photograph them: “I am thinking your parents to be perhaps the best..first of all, photographing your parents cannot wait til later……you cannot take your parents for granted…..you [...]