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.
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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
Reading Time: 4 minutes Currently on show at Les Rencontres D’Arles, Gladieu’s unique portraits – shot under rigorous constraints by North Korean officials – offer a carefully curated window into one of the world’s most secretive countries
Reading Time: 4 minutes Ten years on, the sheer power and scale of 2011’s riots remain terrifying. But David Levene captured a counter-narrative to the “seductive” side of the chaos, photographing the aftermath and clean-up
Reading Time: 4 minutes On the tenth anniversary of Amy Winehouse’s tragic death, Blake Wood remembers the moments he spent with the artist in Camden and St Lucia, and his desire to capture her as a person, not a persona
Reading Time: 4 minutes Dupont has spent decades reporting from Afghanistan. Here, he discusses his work, from photographing legendary commander Ahmad Shah Massoud, to reflecting on what the future might hold
Reading Time: 4 minutes Posing as a Kurdish man complete with a Syrian passport, in 2016, Jonkler travelled through the deserts of Syria to the camps of Calais, documenting the plight of refugees. Here, Jonkler reflects on his work, and the war that spawned the crisis he documented