Michael Webster’s essay explores Congress of Curious Peoples at Coney Island, New York in a recent essay on American-Journal.org
See it here: www.american-journal.org.
Compelling images from Magnum Photographer John Vink documenting a dispute along the Cambodian Border. “The listing of the 11th century Preah Vihear temple as a UNESCO World Heritage Site has triggered a military reaction by Thailand along the disputed border the temple is located on. Some 700 Thai troops penetrated what is regarded by a [...]
Images from a book by photography Peter Turnley shot during his 25 years of living in Paris. “Many of the people who have contributed to the life of this city weren’t born here, and so the “Parisians” of my title encompasses anyone living in Paris. I haven’t attempted to present an encyclopedic view of the [...]
London based photojournalist Mimi Mollica traveled on assignment to India from the NGO Leonard Cheshire International, to photograph the activities they bring forward to help people with disability in the poorest areas of the country. This set of pictures cuts across the different areas that she visited, from the Academy for Blind in Bangalore, to the [...]
Italian photojournalist Marco Baroncini’s excellent work about the Roma or Gypsies living in poverty and suffering from discrimination in Rome, Italy is featured on the New York Times photography blog LENS. See his exceptional images at on LENS. His portfolio, also filled with excellent work can be found at www.marcobaroncini.com.
Photojournalist Amanda Lucidon’s work-in progress on how LGBT couples in the United States are dealing with the problems that the Defense of Marriage Act incurs on them is now featured on American-Journal.org. The Legal Stranger Project offers an intimate look at the struggles that same-sex couples face as they attempt to navigate the convoluted legal system for [...]
The New York Times web site published an article in December about Robert Frank and his book The Americans. There is a story as well as a companion piece with audio interviews with the photographer. Well worth reading and listening to. Click here to read the story on the Times’ site. Click here to listen [...]
Photographer Oliver Weber shows the everyday life behind the oriental facade of the ancient city of Marrakech. Weber lives and works on the Canary Island of La Gomera. His specialty areas are reportage, portrait and what has come to be recognized as street photography. He has become more widely known through numerous features with reputable [...]
University of Florida student Tim Hussin has been named the 63rd College Photographer of the Year following judging at the University of Missouri School of Journalism. Hussin was awarded the gold in the portfolio category as well as gold in multimedia – individual still image/audio story or essay. He also won silver in the same [...]
Brooklyn, NY based photographer J. Carrier has a beautiful set of images on his Photoshelter archive from his work about Evangelism in Kenya. View the rest of his images from this story at: jcarrier.photoshelter.com. See more of his work at: www.foto-j.com.
The art of Burlesque has at last found a firm benchmark also in Italy. It is the Sick Girls who have been putting on and performing this type of show since 2004. Their immediacy, spontaneity, style and attitude make them capable of assimilating the motions of this Art and enable them to personalize the performance. [...]