Reading Time: 3 minutes As a child, Okabe was shy and introverted. Imbued with pain and beauty, her photography illustrates her internal reality: “Perhaps taking photographs is an unconscious healing for my younger self,” she says
Reading Time: 2 minutes The artist’s hybrid images blend photography, text and collage, describing the turbulence of being young, Black and queer in America
Reading Time: 2 minutes Young’s latest project attempts to illustrate the pain of homophobia, and the anxiety of existing in a society where fundamental human rights are in constant jeopardy
Reading Time: 2 minutes Through the lenses of over 50 different photographers, New Queer Photography traverses a heady mix of identities, experiences, dynamics and aesthetics to counter “one-dimensional” perceptions of queerness
Reading Time: 5 minutes In one of the world’s most culturally diverse cities, local and international artists are reclaiming their histories through photographic projects.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Pacifico Silano composes a “fever dream” of found imagery that speaks of his identity, and that of others, forged amid the tactile pages of magazines from his youth.
Reading Time: 7 minutes A new generation of contemporary photographers are challenging the status quo, drawing on their personal histories to make work that is inherently relevant for the future.
Reading Time: 9 minutes Tomanova’s work is raw and intimate. Here, she discusses her relationship to photography and the evolution of her practice so far
Reading Time: 3 minutes “If we continue on this path of not being aware, this kind of numbness, there’s not much hope left for society”
Reading Time: 5 minutes “I realised that, through photography, I could express myself as loudly as I wanted without feeling uncomfortable or feeling my ideas weren’t strong enough. That’s what photography gave me”