Essay about orphan boys and mentally retarded teenagers at a boarding school for disabled children who try to make their independent living.
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 [...]
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, [...]
Cary Conover’s experimental DSLR-created movie of animated still photographs is a byproduct of his work with time lapse photography. Using an EOS 10D and a 4×5 Super Graphic to rephotograph his black and white photographs, the first thematically related group of pictures he reached for were these images of people living on the streets of [...]
Last year, Magnum Photos and British Journal of Photography announced a special partnership around education that sees the world’s longest running photography magazine work with the participants of Magnum Photos’ international workshop program to showcase selected portfolios online. Initiated in 2007 as part of Magnum’s 60th year anniversary celebrations, Magnum’s workshop programs provide opportunities for [...]
From BURN Magazine “The story is basically a glimpse into the outer expressions of the inner being of a woman who I met at a monastery in Manali during the summer. She was just an ordinary person I bumped into while on one of my wanderings in the sleepy town…” View Dhiraj Singh’s Multimedia Essay.
Justin Partyka, a British photographer and writer based in the county of Norfolk, has a wonderful essay called The East Anglians on BURN Magazine. Situated on the east coast of Great Britain, East Anglia is one of the country’s most rural and agricultural regions. The flat landscape, massive skies and long farming heritage make East [...]
Igor Posner’schapter fragments from a book project about St. Petersburg (2006-2009) – “Notes from Underground” (working title). View the slideshow on BURN MAGAZINE.
“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 [...]
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.
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. [...]