Photo by David Alan Harvey Detroit-based artist Patricia Lay-Dorsey was diagnosed with chronic progressive Multiple Sclerosis in 1988. Twenty years later she turned her camera on herself and began taking self-portraits with the intention of showing from the inside the day-to-day life of a person with a disability. The photographs chronicle the struggles and achievements [...]
Afghanistan based photojournalist Zalmaï has an essay about the ongoing internal conflicts between La FARC and other paramilitary groups In Colombia that have forced more than 3.3 million flee their homes and seek shelter elsewhere in the country. The displaced people mostly come from the countryside and move to big cities like Bogota, Medellin, or Cartagena. [...]
Since 2008, Magnum Photographer Larry Towell has made four trips to Afghanistan, where he is working on a long-term, in-depth photography project. He needs one more trip to finish the project, which will result in a book of photographs and text. Read more about the project Crisis in Afghanistan on Kickstarter.
French freelance photojournalist Gerald Holubowicz has an excellent multimedia slideshow on his website called Wall Street – The Fall – September 2008. Gerald is based in New York since 2006 and specializes in news, portraits, still life and event imagery. View his Wall Street photo essay on his site www.gholubowicz.com.
Black Farmers in America are facing extinction within the next decade, due to relentless discrimination from the US government lending institutions, and changing agricultural economics. John Ficara has documented their struggle in a powerful series of photographs. View the Photography Channel’s Presentation of Forty Acres and a Dream.
Commemorating the five year anniversary of the Iraq war, the March 2008 podcast features the work of photographer Peter van Agtmael and the music of Six Degrees Records artist, Niyaz. View Five Years in Iraq at Daylight Magazine.
Tim Hussin has a moving multimedia piece on his website about a family who returned home from work to find their home destroyed by fire. Hussin followed the family for a week as they picked up their lives and found a new place to live. Hussin, a graduate of the University of Florida, has won the [...]