Mind & Body


HART LËSHKINA on the subjects of skin and flesh

Reading Time: 2 minutes HART LËSHKINA discuss the subjects of skin and flesh within their work, and beyond it, during this period of social-distancing and isolation — the second in a new series inviting photographers to reflect on themes central to their practice

27 April 2020

On Abortion by Laia Abril

Reading Time: 5 minutes Laia Abril is no stranger to themes of distress. Bulimia, coping with the death of a child, the asexual community, virtual sex-performer couples – these are all topics that the Barcelona-based photographer has explored and attempted to demystify with her multi-layered, story-based practice. The subjects she tackles are complex and provocative, but ones she is able to connect with by way of female empathy, “where I can be involved emotionally”, she says.

9 November 2018