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Leica x 1854 Commission Series

Reading Time: 2 minutes Over the next three months, the Leica x 1854 Commission Series will select one winning photographer each month to produce a creative body of work using Leica equipment. Here, we introduce the first theme in the series, ‘Witnesses of: The Everyday’.

Any Answers: Jeff Wall

Reading Time: 3 minutes Reconstructing scenes from everyday life and realising them as vast prints or lightbox images, the Vancouver-based artist is a pioneer
of conceptual photography – though he prefers “near documentary”. A key influence
on the Düsseldorf School, his work has been exhibited around the world. His latest show, at White Cube Mason’s Yard in London
until 07 September, presents new and recent photographs, including Recovery – a startling change of direction that echoes a “great moment in Western painting, defined by Seurat and Matisse, who revolutionised art with colour”

After the fall: documenting the end of the caliphate

Reading Time: 8 minutes Focusing on human struggle in the battle to defeat Isis, Ivor Prickett spent months on the frontline in Iraq and Syria, documenting the end of the caliphate, and
the daunting return home
for thousands
of displaced citizens

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Give me shelter

Reading Time: 9 minutes Identity politics looms large for many young Turkish photographers. Not least Cansu Yıldıran, whose work explores her roots in the Kusmer highlands, and her adopted community in Istanbul

Any Answers: Johny Pitts

Reading Time: 3 minutes An award-winning writer, photographer, broadcaster, musician, poet and former children’s TV presenter,
Johny Pitts founded the online platform Afropean.com in 2013. Following
the Brexit vote, he set out on a self- funded journey across the continent to write a non-fiction travel narrative, recently published
in book form by Penguin, titled Afropean: Notes from Black Europe

One Sun, One Shadow

Reading Time: 4 minutes Shane Lavalette’s series about America’s Deep South,
rooted in the region’s rich musical heritage and complex
history, is exhibited in the UK for the first time

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