Essay about orphan boys and mentally retarded teenagers at a boarding school for disabled children who try to make their independent living.
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, [...]
Everyday, thousands of Bolivians arrive in the city of São Paulo. They come from many Bolivian cities and other countries like Peru and Argentina and bring with themselves lot of hope with the opportunity and promise for a new life. Read the full essay on Burn Magazine Visit the photographer’s website: Leandro Viana
Igor Posner’schapter fragments from a book project about St. Petersburg (2006-2009) – “Notes from Underground” (working title). View the slideshow on BURN MAGAZINE.
USA. Brooklyn, NY. 2006. Photographer David Alan HARVEY at home. (credit: Luis Montolio) Photojournalist David Alan Harvey, a frequent contributor to National Geographic magazine and member of the Magnum Photo Agency, has become Magnum’s “Minister of Education.” David has developed a reputation as a mentor for young photographers. He has led photo seminars for years, [...]
“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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
“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 [...]
“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 [...]