Essay about orphan boys and mentally retarded teenagers at a boarding school for disabled children who try to make their independent living.
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 [...]
New York based photographer Anna Barry-Jester’s photography about a balloon factory in Argentina that turned worker run cooperative after the economic crisis in 2001. It’s one factory in a larger movement that includes hundreds of companies/organizations. See her images on www.annabarryjester.com.
“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 [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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. [...]
“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 [...]
Igor Posner’schapter fragments from a book project about St. Petersburg (2006-2009) – “Notes from Underground” (working title). View the slideshow on BURN MAGAZINE.