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: 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 [...]
“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 [...]
Magnum photographer David Alan Harvey has launched Burn Magazine as an online magazine/journal on December 21, 2008. It is a spinoff of his popular blog “Road Trips” which he started in December of 2006. “Burn is born from an educational imperative and to bring strong photographic essays and powerful text to not only photographers, but to [...]
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.
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 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 [...]
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
If McGuire isn’t well known, she is certainly well practised – long a keen amateur photographer, she has 20 years of experience in PR and marketing and decided that “the switch to visual storytelling was my next challenge”. She was spurred into action in 2005 after moving to India, when she saw the fate of [...]
©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 [...]