Reading Time: 3 minutes “Truth is the main enemy of a totalitarian regime and truth destroys such a regime”
For the record
Reading Time: 4 minutes On the morning of 24 February 2022, Ukrainian photographers woke up in a warzone. Many of them, such Mikhail Palinchak, Alina Smutko, Volodymyr Petrov and Pavel Dorogoy, chose to remain, documenting the horrific scenes taking place in their home.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Chekachkov is working in Lviv as a fixer, helping the international press document the crisis. As the war between Ukraine and Russia prevails, the photographer reflects on the shifting state of identity
Reading Time: 4 minutes “Russian artists who convey ‘real life’ stand in conflict with Russian power.” On the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Soviet Union, Mukhin reflects on photography as defiance in 80s Moscow
Reading Time: 4 minutes On assignment for The New York Times, Ducke travelled to one of Russia’s new military outposts in the Arctic where he witnessed an awakening of activity.
Reading Time: 4 minutes “They arrest whoever stands in their way,” says the Polish photographer, who, after photographing over 30 protests in the country, was detained for 13 days in March 2021. Here, he reflects on his experience.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Spending her photographic career photographing some of the planet’s most remote and inaccessible environments, Skubatz travels to a tiny town in the Arctic that is at the forefront of its changing landscape.
Reading Time: 2 minutes In Indonesia’s rural communities, where laptops and internet access are sparse, classes are being taught over the airwaves
Reading Time: 5 minutes This World Alzheimer’s Day, Maja Daniels reflects on her desire to capture a realistic and tender depiction of ageing and memory loss
Reading Time: 3 minutes The Jakarta-based visual storyteller captures hope and resilience in the trans community at a time of great suffering