Reading Time: 2 minutes But Still, It Turns explores new forms of documentary photography, framing the chaotic world that surrounds us.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Jess Gough works across editorial, events, and awards at MACK. Here, she gives an insight into the process behind publishing photobooks — from timelines to editing and distribution — and managing the First Book Award
Reading Time: 3 minutes “Time is like another character in this work. How much can you control who you become?”
Reading Time: 4 minutes On 08 May 1945, Germany surrendered to the Allies — the day which marked the…
Reading Time: 3 minutes Influenced by the ideas of Donna Haraway, Hosokura’s latest publication breaks down the rigid binaries and definitions that give shape to our conception of what it means to be human
Reading Time: 7 minutes Ten photographers have made it into the shortlist for the annual MACK First Book Award; the winning project will be announced in May at Photo London 2020
Reading Time: 3 minutes The founder of publisher MACK shares his favourite projects from 2019
Reading Time: 12 minutes Crossing four continents over four years, Lisa Barnard’s latest project explores our ongoing obsession with gold as “a potent symbol of value, beauty, purity, greed and political power”
Reading Time: 4 minutes A collection of 9,200 polaroids reveals the female persona of a deceased Californian photographer. Curator Erin O’Toole discusses the complexities of unveiling them to the public
Reading Time: 6 minutes Think of a horror or thriller, and you may think of the happy first half hour or so when everything seems to be going just fine. The Stepford Wives’ town initially seems like it’s perfect; The Vanishing opens with a couple going on a holiday. It’s only later that the tone takes a turn for the worse, before descending into something more substantially scary. That shift is something the residents of Amherst, Massachusetts seemingly live in fear of, because – while on the face of it their small town is an idyll – they’re constantly on the alert.
“7.32pm – Residents at The Boulders complained about a man yelling out the window in a foreign language,” reads a police report published in the local paper, the Amherst Bulletin. “The man told police he was just stating his excitement for the dinner he was about to eat.” “5.53pm – A woman called police after being approach by a photographer in downtown who asked if he could take pictures of her feet,” another reads. “The photographer was not located.”