Essay about orphan boys and mentally retarded teenagers at a boarding school for disabled children who try to make their independent living.
In my photographs, I have sought to avoid the common stereotypes frequently attributed to Orthodox Jews. I have attempted to show aspects of these women, their most spiritual ones, those that transcend their religion and its strict rules governing the sanctity of their bodies. I chose to delve into a deeper dimension of my subjects’ holiness–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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
Connecticut based photographer Andrew Sullivan has a wonderful essay about how Harlem’s Jazz legacy is being preserved in the face of redevelopment. Sullivan was named a finalist for the Magnum Cultural Foundation’s inaugural David Alan Harvey Fund for Emerging Photographers in January 2008 for his Harlem Jazz story. View Sullivan’s Harlem Jazz at www.andrew-sullivan.com. (THE [...]
“This project is part of a larger, long term investigation into my personal world. It is meant to be a family portrait of a family I married into – becoming an insider in a Korean household, while retaining an outsider’s perspective. The project, part of a larger body of work, is meant to be a [...]
Freelance photographer and a photography student Petri Uutela has an excellent street photography multimedia essay currently published on BURN Magazine with music written and performed by his brother Tuomas Uutela View Passers By on Burn Magazine.
FROM BURN MAGAZINE: At an altitude slightly above twelve thousand feet, in the Central Andean region of Peru, pollution is a fact of life for the inhabitants of La Oroya. Since 1922, the city of La Oroya has been exposed to toxic emissions released from the Doe Run Peru metal smelting plant. View Michael’s essay [...]
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. [...]
How do you praise your God? How do you pray to Him? Do you believe in Jesus Christ? Ghanaians believe. Posters and billboards advertising conventions, new churches, miracle prayers, religious matters of all sorts are spread all around Ghana. Pastors of every Christian denomination proclaim the Word of God in radio and television, in buses, [...]