Reading Time: 3 minutes Sergei Stroitelev’s ongoing series challenges the perception of shame felt by Russian women fighting the effects of the unforgiving disease
Mind & Body
Reading Time: 3 minutes Forces of power have long-defined reductive expectations of how women’s bodies should present. Demeter’s debut photobook invites us to untether from these constraints
Reading Time: 3 minutes In a project which the photographer began in 2015, his home in Amsterdam becomes the stage upon which to explore the possibilities of photography
Reading Time: 4 minutes For The Sake of Calmness takes Newsha Tavakolian’s experience of Premenstrual Syndrome as its starting point, developing into an abstract and experimental response to the syndrome that should resonate with every viewer
Reading Time: 3 minutes By splicing found imagery from magazines and books, the artist teases out new narratives and rephotographs the result.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Pairing extracts of pages from her personal diaries with portraits of young women in their teens, the American photographer paints a candid picture around the complexity of growing up.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Accompanied by her mother, aunt and cousin, the family create charming scenes of theatre and dance, imagining and interpreting their grandmother’s life and journey.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Due to ongoing illness, Robert Darch spent a majority of his twenties at home, surrounded and isolated by rural landscapes. In his new photobook Vale, the photographer reflects upon this time
Reading Time: 5 minutes Leese’s grainy portraits, made over Zoom during the global lockdown, coopt a genre conventionally serving the male gaze
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