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.
Igor Posner’schapter fragments from a book project about St. Petersburg (2006-2009) – “Notes from Underground” (working title). View the slideshow on BURN MAGAZINE.
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 [...]
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.
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, [...]
“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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
Essay about orphan boys and mentally retarded teenagers at a boarding school for disabled children who try to make their independent living. See the Markov’s essay on BURN Magazine here.
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. [...]
“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 [...]